Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

EQT Mid Market US GP B.V.; Dorner Holding Corp. - BWB/Z-3387 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

EQT Mid Market US GP B.V.; Dorner Holding Corp.



On the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

​EQT Mid Market US GP B.V., acting in its capacity as general partner of EQT Mid Market US Limited Partnership (Schiphol, Netherlands), intends to acquire through an investment vehicle 100% of the voting securities of Dorner Holding Corp (Hartland, Wisconsin, USA) and thereby sole control over Dorner Conveyors Ltd. (Burlington, Ontario, Canada) and Dorner Mfg. Corp. (Hartland, Wisconsin, USA) and its subsidiaries FlexMove System Sdn. Bhd. (Pengang, Malaysia), Dorner Holdings Europe GmbH (Jülich, Germany), Geppert-Band GmbH (Jülich, Germany), Dorner Latin America S. de R.L. de C.V. (Mexico) and FlexMove Americas LLC (Pennsylvania, USA). The concentration concerns conveying solutions (industrial production).

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 22.03.2017.

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 waived their right to apply for examination of the merger by the Cartel Court before the deadline. The standstill obligation (§ 17(1) Cartel Act) ends with effect from 13.03.2017 .

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