Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

CCC S.A.; HR Group Holding S.a.r.l.; CCC Germany GmbH - BWB/Z-4225 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

CCC S.A.; HR Group Holding S.a.r.l.; CCC Germany GmbH



On 07.12.2018 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

The envisaged concentration concerns the acquisition of more than 25% of the shares in and joint control over HR Group Holding S.a.r.l. (Luxembourg / Luxembourg) by CCC S.A. (Polkowice / Poland). In parallel, HR Group Holding S.a.r.l. will acquire 100% of the shares in CCC Germany GmbH (Frankfurt / Germany). The intended concentration concerns retail sale and wholesale of footwear and accessories.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 04.01.2019.

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 05.01.2019 .

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