Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Bridgepoint Group Limited; Turnstone Equityco 1 Limited - BWB/Z-5372 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Bridgepoint Group Limited; Turnstone Equityco 1 Limited



On 19.04.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

The notified transaction concerns the indirect acquisition of the entire issued share capital (100%) in, and sole control over, Turnstone Equityco 1 Limited, UK(topco of the IDH Group, UK) by Bridgepoint Group Limited, UK.

Fields of activity: Dental practice activities / distribution of dental and medical beauty products

Industry sector: M - Erbringung von freiberuflichen, wissenschaftlichen und technischen Dienstleistungen

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 17.05.2021.

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 18.05.2021 .

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