Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Xylem Inc.; Sensus Worldwide Limited - BWB/Z-3181 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Xylem Inc.; Sensus Worldwide Limited

BWB/Z-3181

25.08.2016

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

Planned purchase process

Xylem lnc. (Rye Brook, New York, USA) intends to acquire all shares of Sensus Worldwide Limited (Raleigh, North Carolina, USA). The concentration concerns metrology (components for metering of gas, electricity and water).

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 22.09.2016.

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 22.09.2016 .

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