Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Xylem Inc.; Evoqua Water Technologies Corp - BWB/Z-6214 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Xylem Inc.; Evoqua Water Technologies Corp



On 07.03.2023 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Xylem Inc., USA, intends to indirectly acquire, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fore Merger Sub, Inc., USA, sole control over Evoqua Water Technologies Corp, USA. The proposed
concentration concerns water and wastewater management industry.
Affected industry:  Water collection, treatment and supply.

Industry sector: E - Wasserversorgung; Abwasser- und Abfallentsorgung und Beseitigung von Umweltverschmutzungen

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 04.04.2023.

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 05.04.2023 .

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