Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
Röchling Engineering Plastics SE & Co. KG; Schwartz GmbH
On 26.11.2018 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:
Planned purchase process
Röchling Engineering Plastics SE & Co. KG (Haren/Ems, Germany) intends to acquire Schwartz GmbH (Düsseldorf, Germany) and its subsidiaries. The notified operation concerns the production of thermoplastic finished parts.
Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 27.12.2018.
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 28.12.2018 .