Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Gas Connect Austria GmbH; Trans Austria Gasleitung GmbH - BWB/Z-2408 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Gas Connect Austria GmbH; Trans Austria Gasleitung GmbH

BWB/Z-2408

12.08.2014

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

Planned purchase process

Bringing into play of the Trans Austria Gasleitung, with it in connection of standing part company for company and maintenance services as well as the waste heat utilisation arrangement Weitendorf in Trans Austria Gasleitung GmbH by Gas Connect Austria GmbH. The merger plan concerns the area of Energy.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 08.09.2014.

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 08.09.2014 .

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