Tribunal approves mergers involving seed, wheat milling companies

The Competition Tribunal has approved the acquisition of seed and wheat milling companies Progress Milling and Noordfed by holding company K2014202010, a joint venture between Louis Dreyfus Company Africa (LDCA) and DH Brothers Industries Willowton.     The tribunal approved the transactions subject to conditions imposed to prevent information sharing, information flow between potential competitors and to ameliorate potential job losses.   The tribunal has additionally ordered that a skills …