Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
3i Group plc.; MPM Topco Limited
On 09.11.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:
Planned purchase process
3i Group plc and its affiliated entities (United Kingdom) intend to acquire 49 % of the voting rights and 77 % of the economic rights attaching to ordinary equity in and sole negative control over MPM Topco Limited (United Kingdom).
Economic sector: C 10.92-0 Production of food for other animals.
Industry sector: G - Handel; Instandhaltung und Reparatur von Kraftfahrzeugen
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 07.12.2020.
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 08.12.2020 .