Accell Group N.V. said the Netherlands Court of Appeal for
Trade & Industry has definitively settled the long-running anti-trust procedure against Accell Group and other bicycle manufacturers concerning breach of competition rules.


The court almost halved the original fine of € 12.8 million imposed on Accell Group by the Dutch competition authority NMa to €6.9 million, in particular because the alleged misconduct in 2000 has had no impact on the market.