Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Cisco Systems, Inc.; IMImobile plc. - BWB/Z-5145 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Cisco Systems, Inc.; IMImobile plc.

BWB/Z-5145

11.12.2020

On 09.12.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

On 7 December 2020, Cisco Systems, Inc., announced its recommended firm offer to acquire through its wholly owned subsidiary, Cisco Systems Holdings UK Limited the entire issued share capital of IMImobile plc.

The following Austrian NACE code is concerned: J 63.11-0 (data processing, hosting and associated activities)

Industry sector: J - Information und Kommunikation

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 07.01.2021.

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 08.01.2021 .

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