Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Funimation Global Group, LLC; Ellation Holdings, Inc. - BWB/Z-5192 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Funimation Global Group, LLC; Ellation Holdings, Inc.



On 08.01.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Funimation Global Group, LLC (Texas / United States) intends to acquire the entire issued share capital in and sole control over Ellation Holdings, Inc. (San Francisco / United States).

The proposed concentration concerns producing and licensing, acquiring rights to, and distributing audio-visual content.

Affected industry: Distribution of audio-visual content (NACE: J59)"

Industry sector: J - Information und Kommunikation

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 05.02.2021.

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 06.02.2021 .

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