- Saint-Gobain has welcomed the European Commission's decision to unconditionally authorise its acquisition of control over Sika.

It said the decision showed that the markets in which Saint-Gobain and Sika are active are very competitive.

As a result it believes both will undoubtedly be stronger facing this competition together and there is a significant potential for synergies.

At 12:22pm: [LON:COD] Compagnie De Stgobain share price was +0.05p at 42.9p

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