Morales & Besa represented Peugeot before the FNE in the merger process between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and Peugeot S.A.

January 14, 2021

Morales & Besa Antitrust team successfully advised Peugeot S.A. in the notification of concentration transaction consisting in the merger between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and Peugeot S.A. by virtue of which the former absorbed the latter. The resulting entity will be “Stellantis”, which aims to become a key player in the new era of sustainable mobility that is coming.

Prior to the merger, the transaction had to be authorized by the competition agencies of those countries that have a mandatory merger control system. In Chile, this process was carried out before the Fiscalía Nacional Económica (“FNE”).

The team that participated in this transaction was led by partner María José Henríquez with associates Claudia Arce and Benjamín González. FCA was advised by Carey and, at a global level, led by LinkLaters LLP (France) and Sullivan & Cromwell (United Kingdom).