Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Investcorp Bank BSC; Dainese S.p.A. - BWB/Z-2505 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Investcorp Bank BSC; Dainese S.p.A.

BWB/Z-2505

21.11.2014

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

Planned purchase process

Investcorp Bank BSC, Manama, kingdom Bahrain, intends to acquire indirectly 80% of the shares of a new-founded society, which will act furthermore in the core business divisions of the Dainese S.p.A., Molvena, Italy. The merger plan concerns the area of Production and sales by motorbike helmets as well as other motorcycle equipment and motorcycle clothing, from ski helmets and ski clothing, from mountain bike clothing and clothing for the horse-racing.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 19.12.2014.

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 waived their right to apply for examination of the merger by the Cartel Court before the deadline. The standstill obligation (§ 17(1) Cartel Act) ends with effect from 10.12.2014 .

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