Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
Equistone V FPCI; Sicame SA
On the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:
Planned purchase process
Equistone V FPCI (France), managed by Equistone Partners Europe SAS, intends to acquire the majority of shares in and indirect sole control over Sicame SA (France). The concentration concerns the development, manufacturing and distribution of energy transmission and distribution equipment, sand associated special safety equipment and tooling to customers worldwide.
Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 16.02.2016.
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 16.02.2016 .