Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
Thalia Holding GmbH; Pubbles GmbH & Co. KG; Pubbles Verwaltungs GmbH
On the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:
Planned purchase process
Thalia Holding GmbH, Germany, intends to acquire one third of the shares of the Pubbles & Co. KG, Germany, as well as their limited partner, the Pubbles Verwaltungs GmbH, Germany. The merger plan concerns the area of procurement and distribution by digital media contents.
Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 09.09.2014.
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 09.09.2014 .