Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Dione Bidco Limited; Lloyd's Register EMEA - BWB/Z-5570 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Dione Bidco Limited; Lloyd's Register EMEA



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

Planned purchase process

Acquisition of 100 % of the shares and thus, sole control over Lloyd's Register Inspection Limited, London, UK, by Dione Bidco Limited, London, UK, which is controlled by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., New York, USA.

Economic Sector:  Business consultancy activities

Industry sector: M - Erbringung von freiberuflichen, wissenschaftlichen und technischen Dienstleistungen

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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