Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
SIGNA Gruppe; operative Gesellschaften und Immobiliengesellschaften der Kika / Leiner Gruppe
On 22.06.2018 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:
Planned purchase process
Industry sector: G - Handel; Instandhaltung und Reparatur von Kraftfahrzeugen L - Grundstücks- und Wohnungswesen
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 20.07.2018.
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 waived their right to apply for examination of the merger by the Cartel Court before the deadline. The standstill obligation (§ 17(1) Cartel Act) ends with effect from 09.07.2018 .