Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

BNP Paribas S.A.; DAB Bank AG - BWB/Z-2415 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

BNP Paribas S.A.; DAB Bank AG

BWB/Z-2415

13.08.2014

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

Planned purchase process

​BNP Paribas S.A., Paris, France intends to acquire indirectly about 81.39% of the shares of and therefore the sole control of DAB Bank AG, Munich, Germany. The merger plan concerns the area of Bank services.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 10.09.2014.

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 10.09.2014 .

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