Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Recticel SA/NV; FoamPartner Group - BWB/Z-5143 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Recticel SA/NV; FoamPartner Group



On 07.12.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

Recticel SA/NV (Brussels/Belgium) and its – indirectly wholly owned – subsidiary Recticel Dämmsysteme GmbH (Königswinter/Germany) intend to acquire all shares in and sole control over FoamPartner Switzerland AG (Wolfhausen/Switzerland) and the German entities FoamPartner Germany GmbH (Duderstadt/ Germany), FoamPartner Leverkusen GmbH (Leverkusen/ Germany), FoamPartner Delmenhorst GmbH (Delmenhorst/ Germany) and FoamPartner Converting Center GmbH (Duderstadt/Germany).

The intended concentration concerns the manufacture and distribution of PU foam products.

Affected business areas: C – Manufacturing

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 04.01.2021.

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.

Withdrawal of the Merger Application: The Applicant withdrew the Merger Application on 17.12.2020.

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