Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
Hypo-Rent Leasing- und Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH; HYPO EQUITY Unternehmensbeteiligungen AG
On 12.07.2017 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:
Planned purchase process
Hypo-Rent Leasing- und Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH intends to increase its stake in the share capital of HYPO EQUITY Unternehmensbeteiligungen AG from 43,29% to above 50% and acquire sole control over HYPO EQUITY Unternehmensbeteiligungen AG.
Industry sector: K - Erbringung von Finanz- und Versicherungsdienstleistungen
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 .