Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Triton Fund IV; SGL CFL CE GmbH - BWB/Z-3604 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Triton Fund IV; SGL CFL CE GmbH

BWB/Z-3604

17.08.2017

On 17.08.2017 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

Triton Fund IV (Jersey) intends to indirectly acquire sole control over SGL CFL CE GmbH (Meitingen / Germany). The intended concentration concerns the development, production, marketing and sales of cathodes, furnace linings and carbon electrodes.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren G - Handel; Instandhaltung und Reparatur von Kraftfahrzeugen

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 14.09.2017.

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 15.09.2017 .

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