Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

The Carlyle Group LP.; AXT Acquisition Holdings, Inc - BWB/Z-2504 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

The Carlyle Group LP.; AXT Acquisition Holdings, Inc



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

Planned purchase process

​The Carlyle Group LP., with headquarter in Washington DC, intends to acquire indirectly about funds all shares in AXT Acquisition Holdings, Inc, with headquarter in Delaware. The merger plan concerns vehicle components.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 17.12.2014.

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 waived their right to apply for examination of the merger by the Cartel Court before the deadline. The standstill obligation (§ 17(1) Cartel Act) ends with effect from 09.12.2014 .

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