Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Arbeitsgemeinschaft TELETEST (AGTT); TV-Insight; Red Bull GmbH - BWB/Z-5640 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Arbeitsgemeinschaft TELETEST (AGTT); TV-Insight; Red Bull GmbH



On 30.08.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Acquisition of joint control over the Austrian business of the newly founded company TV-Insight GmbH, Austria, by Arbeitsgemeinschaft TELETEST (AGTT), Austria.

The majority of the shares in TV-Insight GmbH are held by Red Bull GmbH, Austria, which will solely control its international business and jointly control the Austrian business of the company, the latter together with AGTT.

Economic Sector:  market research and opinion polls

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 27.09.2021.

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 28.09.2021 .

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