Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
IMI plc; B&R Holding GmbH; Bopp & Reuther Sicherheits- und Regelarmaturen GmbH
On the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:
Planned purchase process
IMI plc, Great Britain, intends the acquisition of all shares of B&R Holding GmbH and thereby indirectly of the B Bopp & Reuther Sicherheits- und Regelarmaturen GmbH, Germany. The planned merger concerns the production by special valves for industrial uses.
Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 15.12.2014.
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 15.12.2014 .