Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Atos IT Solutions and Services GmbH; SEC Consult Unternehmensberatung GmbH - BWB/Z-5096 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Atos IT Solutions and Services GmbH; SEC Consult Unternehmensberatung GmbH

BWB/Z-5096

13.11.2020

On 12.11.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

Atos IT and Services GmbH (Austria), ultimately controlled by Atos SE (France), intends to indirectly acquire all the shares in and sole control over SEC Consult Unternehmensberatung GmbH (Austria).

The concentration concerns cyber security.

Industry sector: J - Information und Kommunikation

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 10.12.2020.

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 11.12.2020 .

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