Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
Equistone Partners Europe Limited; Ligentia Group Holdings Limited
On 23.12.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:
Planned purchase process
Equistone Partners Europe Limited, the investment manager for the Equistone private equity group, seated in the United Kingdom, intends to indirectly acquire more than 50% of the shares in and sole control over Ligentia Group Holdings Limited, an international freight forwarding group headquartered in the United Kingdom.
Economic Sector: Other transportation support activities.
Industry sector: H - Verkehr und Lagerei
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 20.01.2021.
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 21.01.2021 .