Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Cyan AcquiCo GmbH; Gilde Buy-Out Fund VI - BWB/Z-5163 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Cyan AcquiCo GmbH; Gilde Buy-Out Fund VI



On 21.12.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

Gilde Buy-Out Fund VI. intends to acquire indriectly through an acquisition vehicle, Cyan AcquiCo GmbH, c/o Sidley Austin (CE) LLP, Maximilianstraße 35, 80539 Munich, Germany, sole control and all shares in Atramenti Holding GmbH. Atramenti Holding GmbH is through its subsidiaries, which form the TonerPartner-group, active in the sale of toners and printer cartridges. 

Business sector concerned: Retail sale via mail oder houses or via Internet.

Industry sector: G - Handel; Instandhaltung und Reparatur von Kraftfahrzeugen

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 18.01.2021.

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 19.01.2021 .

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