Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Platinum Equity, LLC; Unical Group - BWB/Z-5534 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Platinum Equity, LLC; Unical Group



On 14.07.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Platinum Equity, LLC, United States, intends to indirectly acquire all of the shares in and thereby sole control over Unical Aviation, Inc. Unical MRO, Inc., Unical Aero, Inc. and Unical 145, Inc., United States of America. 

Industry: passenger air transportation.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 11.08.2021.

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 12.08.2021 .

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