Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Care Participations Bidco SAS; JIC Firmiana SAS - BWB/Z-5529 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Care Participations Bidco SAS; JIC Firmiana SAS



On 12.07.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Care Participations Bidco SAS (Paris / France), a solely controlled subsidiary of funds managed by PAI Partners SAS (Paris / France) intends to acquire all share capital of JIC Firmiana SAS (Puteaux (Paris) / France), the holding company of SGD Group SAS (Puteaux (Paris) / France). The proposed concentration concerns glass packaging for the pharmaceutical industry.

Affected industry: Manufacture of hollow glass

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 09.08.2021.

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 10.08.2021 .

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