Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

STERNULA SASU; Holding Blanc Bleu 7 S.à.r.l. - BWB/Z-5888 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

STERNULA SASU; Holding Blanc Bleu 7 S.à.r.l.



On 28.02.2022 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

STERNULA SASU, France, acting in its name and on behalf of any of its affiliates, ultimately indirectly controlled by Tikehau Capital SCA, France and the holding
company of Groupe Sterne SAS, France, intends to acquire all shares in and sole control over Holding Blanc Bleu 7 S.à.r.l., Luxembourg, the holding company of a
group of companies operating under the brand “nox NachtExpress.
The proposed transaction relates to courier and parcel services as well as freight logistics.

Industry sector: H - Verkehr und Lagerei

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 28.03.2022.

Entrepreneurs whose legal or economic interests are affected by the merger can bring in a written statement at the Federal Competition Authority or the Federal Cartel Prosecutor within 14 days from publication date.

Note: The intervening party has no right to a certain treatment of the statement and will not gain a party position.

Non-prohibition of the merger

The Federal Competition Authority and the Federal Cartel Prosecutor have not applied for examination of the merger by the Cartel Court. The standstill obligation (§ 17 (1) Cartel Act) ends with effect from 29.03.2022 .

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