Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Partners Group AG; Pharmathen Global Holding B.V. - BWB/Z-5635 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Partners Group AG; Pharmathen Global Holding B.V.



On 27.08.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Partners Group AG, Baar-Zug, Switzerland, intends to indirectly acquire, via a special purpose vehicle, all the shares of and sole control over Pharmathen Global Holding B.V., Amstelveen, the Netherlands.

Economic Sector: Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 24.09.2021.

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 25.09.2021 .

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