Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
Umicore S.A./N.V.; Todini and Co. Spa.
On the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:
Planned purchase process
Acquisition, by Umicore S.A./N.V. (about her 100%th Luxembourgian subsidiary Umicore International), of 100% of the shares and the sole control of Todini and Co. Spa (Italy). The meerger plan concerns the area of Distribution by chemical products (Salt and oxide) which is based on non-ferrous metals.
Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 29.12.2014.
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 not applied for examination of the merger by the Cartel Court. The standstill obligation (§ 17 (1) Cartel Act) ends with effect from 29.12.2014 .