Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Wisag Airport Service/Aveco; Melo Group - BWB/Z-5505 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Wisag Airport Service/Aveco; Melo Group



On 01.07.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

The notified transaction concerns the planned acquisition of 51% of the shares and thus sole control of Smart Catering GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, by Melo Holding GmbH, part of Melo Group, Germany, from Wisag Group, Germany.

Fields of activity: In-flight catering services

Industry sector: I - Gastgewerbe/Beherbergung und Gastronomie

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 29.07.2021.

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 30.07.2021 .

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