Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Oaktree Capital Group, LLC; Tripolis Holdings S.à.r.l. - BWB/Z-2391 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Oaktree Capital Group, LLC; Tripolis Holdings S.à.r.l.

BWB/Z-2391

25.07.2014

On the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

​OCM Luxembourg Ileos Holdings S.à.r.L, Luxembourg, an indirect 100%th subsidiary of Oaktree Capital Group, LLC, the USA, intends to acquire 75% of the shares of and with it the sole control of Tripolis Holdings S.à.r.l. (Luxco). Luxco will enclose the bioplan business (of the Ileos Holdings) as well as the Arcade business of the Visant corporation, USA . Besides, the together controlling parent companies of Visant Corporation indend to acquire, KKR & Co. L.P., USA and aPriori Capital Partners L.P., USA, together immediately or indirectly a non-controlling share of 25 % of Luxco. The merger plan concerns solutions for tests and filling services for the beauty and perfume industries.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 22.08.2014.

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 22.08.2014 .

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