Estonia: Latvian regulator approves Cristella merger with Eesti Pagar

Latvia’s Competition Council has allowed Estonian investment company Dragad to merge into Estonia-based holding Maral Invest, Baltic News Network reports. Following the merger, Dragad will be removed from the commercial register. Dragad’s Estonian subsidiary, Võru-based Cristella VT, produces various bakery products. Maral Invest owns three major bakeries in the Baltic states: Estonia’s Eesti Pagar, Latvia’s Latvijas Maiznieks, and Lithuania’s Lietuvos Kepejas.