Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
Fujitsu Ltd.; Fanuc Corporation; NTT Communications Corporation
On 13.11.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:
Planned purchase process
Fujitsu Limited (Japan), Fanuc Corporation (Japan) and NTT Communications Corporation (Japan), an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (Japan), intend to establish DUCNET Co., Ltd. (Japan) in
which Fujitsu Limited will hold 40% and Fanuc Corporation as well as NTT Communications Corporation will each hold 30%, respectively.
The concentration concerns cloud services provided to the manufacturing industry.
Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 11.12.2020.
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 12.12.2020 .