Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Panasonic Corporation; Blue Yonder Holding, Inc. - BWB/Z-5394 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Panasonic Corporation; Blue Yonder Holding, Inc.



On 29.04.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Panasonic intends to acquire all remaining shares in and sole control of Blue Yonder Holding, Inc., a US-based provider of end-to-end, integrated retail, omni-channel, and enterprise application software solutions.

Business sector concerned: S – Other service activities

Industry sector: S - Erbringung von sonstigen Dienstleistungen

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 27.05.2021.

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 28.05.2021 .

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