Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Ligentia Group Limited; VGL Solid Group Sp. z o.o. - BWB/Z-6025 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Ligentia Group Limited; VGL Solid Group Sp. z o.o.



On 02.08.2022 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Ligentia Group Limited (controlled by the Equistone private equity group, United Kingdom), a contract logistics and freight forwarding services provider headquartered
in the United Kingdom, intends to directly acquire 100% of the shares in and sole control over VGL Solid Group Sp. z o.o. and its subsidiaries, a freight forwarding
and logistics company based in Poland.
Economic Sector:  Other transportation support activities

Industry sector: H - Verkehr und Lagerei

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 30.08.2022.

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 31.08.2022 .

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