Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

AFINUM Achte Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG; SanderStrothmann GmbH; Compes Cosmetic GmbH & Co. KG - BWB/Z-5126 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

AFINUM Achte Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG; SanderStrothmann GmbH; Compes Cosmetic GmbH & Co. KG

BWB/Z-5126

01.12.2020

On 27.11.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

AFINUM Achte Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Munich, Germany, intends to indirectly acquire all shares and sole control of SanderStrothmann GmbH and Compes Cosmetic GmbH & Co. KG, Georgsmarienhütte, Germany.

Activities concerned: 
C 20.42 – Manufacture of perfumes and toilet preparations
C 20.20 – Manufacture of pesticides and other agrochemical products
C 10.89 – Manufacture of other food products n.e.c.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

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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