Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Altor Fund Manager AB; BTI Studios Holding AB - BWB/Z-3553 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Altor Fund Manager AB; BTI Studios Holding AB



On 14.07.2017 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Altor Fund Manager AB, acting in its capacity as the fund manager of the private equity fund Altor Fund IV (Stockholm, Sweden), intends to acquire sole control over BTI Studios Holding AB (Stockholm, Sweden) and its subsidiaries. The concentration concerns multilingual dubbing, subtitling and access services.

Industry sector: J - Information und Kommunikation

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 11.08.2017.

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 12.08.2017 .

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