Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Hansgrohe SE; Easy Sanitary Solutions B.V. - BWB/Z-5087 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Hansgrohe SE; Easy Sanitary Solutions B.V.

BWB/Z-5087

11.11.2020

On 10.11.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

Acquisition of a participation of more than 50% in and sole control over Easy Sanitary Solutions B.V., the Netherlands, by Hansgrohe SE, Germany.

Affected industry: shower channels and bathroom accessories. 32.99 Manufacturing of other products not mentioned elsewhere.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 09.12.2020.

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.

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 10.12.2020 .

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