Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
Eurazeo SA; Mondelez International Inc
On the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:
Planned purchase process
Eurazeo SA (France) intends to acquire rights, shares and assets held by Mondelez International Inc (USA) related to the production and marketing of certain brands of chocolate, candy, chocolate drinks and chewing gum. The concerned brands are the following (and related ones): Benco, Carambar, Poulain, Krema, La Pie Qui Chante, Terry's brands, Kaba, Dulciora, 1848, Very Bad Kids, Vichy, Malabar, and Suchard Express. The transaction concerns sweets and chocolate drinks.
Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 16.09.2016.
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 16.09.2016 .