Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Solvay S.A.; Chevron Philips Chemical Company LLC - BWB/Z-2451 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Solvay S.A.; Chevron Philips Chemical Company LLC

BWB/Z-2451

22.09.2014

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

Planned purchase process

​Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC, the USA, a 100% subsidiary of Solvay S.A., Belgium, intends to acquire the business division for Polyphenylensulfid of Chevron Philips Chemical Company LLC, the USA.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 20.10.2014.

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 20.10.2014 .

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