Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
CEP V Investment 11 S.à r.l.; Acrotec Holding S.à r.l
On 22.12.2020 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:
Planned purchase process
CEP V Investment 11 S.à r.l., an acquisition vehicle controlled by funds managed by affiliates of The Carlyle Group Inc. (Washington, DC / USA) intends to indirectly acquire all shares in and sole control over Groupe Acrotec SA (Develier / Switzerland).
The intended concentration concerns high-precision manufacturing parts.
Affected business areas: Manufacture of other fabricated metal products (C 25.99)
Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 19.01.2021.
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 20.01.2021 .