Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

FAM AB; Munters Group AB - BWB/Z-4832 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

FAM AB; Munters Group AB



On 28.02.2020 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

FAM AB (Stockholm/Sweden) intends to increase its shareholding in Munters Group AB (Kista/Sweden) to 26.1%. The purposed concentration concerns air treatment solutions for industrial applications and agricultural sectors.

Affected industry: industry

Industry sector: A - Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Fischerei C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 27.03.2020.

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 28.03.2020 .

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