Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
MedMedia Verlag und МediaserviceGmbH; Universimed Cross Media Content GmbH
On 12.03.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:
Planned purchase process
Industry sector: J - Information und Kommunikation
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 23.04.2020.
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.
On 8.4.2020 the applicant requested the extension of the deadline for the submission of an application for examination by six weeks, pursuant to § 11 (1a) Cartel Act. The deadline for the submission of an application for examinations by the administrative authorities is extended by two weeks, thus ending on 23.4.2020.
The merger is cleared with subject to remedies.
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 24.04.2020 .