Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Presidio Inc.; Arkphire Group Limited - BWB/Z-5121 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Presidio Inc.; Arkphire Group Limited

BWB/Z-5121

27.11.2020

On 26.11.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

Presidio, Inc. (New York / United States), a portfolio company of the affiliate managers advised by BC Partners, LLP (London / United Kingdom), intends to acquire indirectly all of the shares in and thus sole control over Arkphire Group Limited and its subsidiaries (Dublin / Ireland). The proposed concentration concerns the supply of IT hardware products and IT services.

Affected business areas: information technology (62.09.0 - Other information technology and computer service activities and G.46.5 - Wholesale of information and communication equipment)

Industry sector: G - Handel; Instandhaltung und Reparatur von Kraftfahrzeugen J - Information und Kommunikation

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 28.12.2020.

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 29.12.2020 .

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