Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

European Crops Products 2 S.á.r.l.; Oro Agri Group - BWB/Z-5091 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

European Crops Products 2 S.á.r.l.; Oro Agri Group

BWB/Z-5091

12.11.2020

On 11.11.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

European Crops Products 2 S.À R.L. (Luxembourg) intends to acquire directly sole control over (i) Oro Agri International, Ltd. (Cayman Island); (ii) Oro Agri, Inc. (USA); (iii) Oro Agri SA Proprietary Limited (South Africa); (iv) Oro Agri India Private Limited (India); and (v) Oro Agri S. De R.L. De C.V. (Mexico).

The following Austrian NACE codes are concerned: C 20.15-0 (Production of fertilsers and nitrogen compounds) as well as C 20.20-0 (Production of pesticides, plant protection products and disinfectants).

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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