Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Allianz Capital Partners GmbH; Oakley Capital IV Co-Investment (B) SCSp - BWB/Z-5151 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Allianz Capital Partners GmbH; Oakley Capital IV Co-Investment (B) SCSp

BWB/Z-5151

16.12.2020

On 15.12.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

Indirect subsidiaries of Allianz SE (all Germany) intend to acquire a non-controlling minority participation of more than 25% of the shares in Oakley Capital IV Co-Investment (B) SCSp (Luxemburg) which will itself acquire indirectly a non-controlling shareholding of more than 25% of the shares in WSM Holding GmbH (Germany), i.e. the parent company of the Windstar Group (Germany).

The concentration concerns the supply of Over-The-Counter (OTC) pharmaceuticals.

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

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 12.01.2021.

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 13.01.2021 .

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