Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Hewlett-Packard Company; Aruba Networks, Inc. - BWB/Z-2625 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Hewlett-Packard Company; Aruba Networks, Inc.

BWB/Z-2625

31.03.2015

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

Planned purchase process

Hewlett-Packard Company (Palo Alto/United States) intends to indirectly acquire all the shares of Aruba Networks, Inc. (Sunnyvale/United States). The concentration concerns IT computer networking solutions (information technology).

Industry sector: S - Erbringung von sonstigen Dienstleistungen

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 28.04.2015.

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 28.04.2015 .

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