Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Syngenta AG; Verisem B.V - BWB/Z-5568 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Syngenta AG; Verisem B.V



On 26.07.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Syngenta AG (Switzerland) intends to indirectly, via its wholly-owned subsidiary Syngenta Crop Protection AG (Switzerland), acquire all the shares in and sole control over Verisem B.V. 

The concentration concerns the production of seeds. 

Industry sector: A - Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Fischerei

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 23.08.2021.

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 24.08.2021 .

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