Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Azelis Americas, LLC; Vigon International, Inc. - BWB/Z-5399 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Azelis Americas, LLC; Vigon International, Inc.



On 03.05.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Azelis Americas, LLC intends to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding equity interests of and, thus, sole control over, Vigon International, Inc., a distributor, toll processor and manufacturer of ingredients for the flavors and fragrances industries, from several sellers. 

Business sector concerned: Manufacture of soap and detergents, cleaning and polishing preparations, perfumes and toilet preparations; Manufacture of other chemical products

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 31.05.2021.

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 01.06.2021 .

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