Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Cellnex Telecom S.A.; CK Hutchison Network (Austria) GmbH - BWB/Z-5113 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Cellnex Telecom S.A.; CK Hutchison Network (Austria) GmbH



On 23.11.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

EA Einhundertsechsundsechzigste WT Holding GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cellnex Telecom S.A., Spain, intends to acquire the entirety of the share capital and exclusive control over CK Hutchison Networks (Austria) GmbH, an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited.

Economic sector: J 61 – Telecommunications

Industry sector: J - Information und Kommunikation

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 21.12.2020.

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 waived their right to apply for examination of the merger by the Cartel Court before the deadline. The standstill obligation (§ 17(1) Cartel Act) ends with effect from 15.12.2020 .

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