Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Micro Focus International PLC; The Attachmate Group Inc. - BWB/Z-2448 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Micro Focus International PLC; The Attachmate Group Inc.

BWB/Z-2448

17.09.2014

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

Planned purchase process

​Acquisition of all shares of The Attachmate Group Inc., Houston, the USA, from her sole shareholder, Wizard Parent, LLC, Seattle, the USA, by Micro Focus Internationally PLC, Berkshire, the United Kingdom; as a countermove for the shares of The Attachmate Group Inc, Houston, the USA, Wizard Parent, LLC, Seattle, the USA, will attain about 40% of the shares of Micro Focus Internationally PLC, Berkshire, the United Kingdom. The merger plan concerns the area of Development and distribution by terminal emulation software.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 15.10.2014.

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 15.10.2014 .

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