Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

VIVATIS Capital Invest GmbH; SDN Beteiligungs GmbH - BWB/Z-5465 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

VIVATIS Capital Invest GmbH; SDN Beteiligungs GmbH



On 16.06.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

VIVATIS Capital Invest GmbH intends to directly acquire 74 % of the shares of and sole control over SDN Beteiligungs GmbH.

The contemplated transaction concerns the production and distribution of food to the national and international food retailing and foodservice sector.

Industry sector: Manufacturing; Wholesale and retail trade; Repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 14.07.2021.

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 15.07.2021 .

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