Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Minot Light Debt Mezz Ltd.; Findus Group Limited - BWB/Z-2411 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Minot Light Debt Mezz Ltd.; Findus Group Limited

BWB/Z-2411

12.08.2014

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

Planned purchase process

​Indirect acquisition of 29.8% of the shares eligible to vote of Findus Group Limited, London, Great Britain by Minot Light Debt Mezz Ltd., Boston, the USA. The merger plan concerns the area of Deep chill food.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 09.09.2014.

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 09.09.2014 .

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