Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

The Carlyle Group, L.P.; Homair Vacances SA - BWB/Z-2403 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

The Carlyle Group, L.P.; Homair Vacances SA

BWB/Z-2403

04.08.2014

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

Planned purchase process

​The funds which are administered by enterprise of the The Carlyle Group, L.P. intended to acquire indirectly the majority of the shares of and therefore sole control of Homair Vacances SA. The merger plan concerns short distances and wheelchair vacations.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 01.09.2014.

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 01.09.2014 .

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