Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE; General Atlantic GmbH; The Meet Group, Inc.
On 04.05.2020 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 15.06.2020.
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 29.05.2020, the applicant requested the extension of the deadline for the submission of an application for examination by two 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 15.06.2020.
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 16.06.2020 .