Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Riccardco Limited; Catawiki B.V. - BWB/Z-5161 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Riccardco Limited; Catawiki B.V.



On 18.12.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

Riccardco Limited, a special purpose vehicle which is ultimately indirectly controlled by Permira Holdings Limited, intends to acquire approximately 31% of the voting shares of and joint control in Catawiki B.V., a Netherlands-based curated online marketplace.

Industry sector: N - Erbringung von sonstigen wirtschaftlichen Dienstleistungen

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 15.01.2021.

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.

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 16.01.2021 .

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