Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

EQT Services (UK) Limited; Certara Holdco, Inc. - BWB/Z-3547 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

EQT Services (UK) Limited; Certara Holdco, Inc.

BWB/Z-3547

12.07.2017

On 12.07.2017 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

The investment fund EQT VII acting by its manager EQT Services (UK) Limited (London / United Kingdom) intends to acquire sole control over Certara Holdco, Inc. (Princeton / United States) and its subsidiaries. The intended concentration concerns consulting and software solutions for biosimulation and regulatory science.

Industry sector: J - Information und Kommunikation M - Erbringung von freiberuflichen, wissenschaftlichen und technischen Dienstleistungen

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 09.08.2017.

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 not applied for examination of the merger by the Cartel Court. The standstill obligation (§ 17 (1) Cartel Act) ends with effect from 10.08.2017 .

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