The CCI on November 18, 2019, approved the acquisition of Welspun Corp's plates and coils by Laptev Finance Pvt Ltd. Laptev is in the business of buying, selling, reselling, exporting, importing and trading all kinds of goods, including steel goods.

Welspun is the flagship company of Welspun Group, which is among the largest welded line pipe manufacturing companies in the world. Welspun's core business is that of manufacturing welded tubes and/or pipes of all sizes of steel, including stainless steel, carbon steel, alloy steel by resistance welding, spiral welding, or longitudinal welding.

The CCI approved the proposed combination under Section 31(1) of the Act.

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