Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
London Stock Exchange Group plc.; The Blackstone Group Inc
On 05.06.2020 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:
Planned purchase process
Industry sector: K - Erbringung von Finanz- und Versicherungsdienstleistungen
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 17.07.2020.
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.
On 26.06.2020 the applicant requested the extension of the deadline for the submission of an application for examination by two weeks, pursuant to § 11 (1a) Cartel Act. The deadline for the submission of an application for examinations by the administrative authorities is extended by two weeks, thus ending on 17.07.2020.
Withdrawal of the Merger Application: The Applicant withdrew the Merger Application on 16.07.2020.