Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Eckes-Granini Beteiligungsverwaltung GmbH; true fruits GmbH - BWB/Z-3880 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Eckes-Granini Beteiligungsverwaltung GmbH; true fruits GmbH



On 05.04.2018 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Eckes-Granini Beteiligungsverwaltung GmbH (Nieder-Olm / Germany) intends to acquire 35% of shares in true fruits GmbH (Bonn / Germany). The intended concentration concerns manufacturing and distribution of fruit and vegetable beverages.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 03.05.2018.

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 04.05.2018 .

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