Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

METRO Cash & Carry Österreich GmbH; C & C Abholgroßmärkte Gesellschaft m.b.H. - BWB/Z-5650 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

METRO Cash & Carry Österreich GmbH; C & C Abholgroßmärkte Gesellschaft m.b.H.

BWB/Z-5650

02.09.2021

On 02.09.2021 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

METRO Cash & Carry Österreich GmbH intends to acquire all the shares in, and sole control over, C & C Abholgroßmärkte Gesellschaft m.b.H. At the time of closing of the proposed transaction, C & C Abholgroßmärkte Gesellschaft m.b.H. will operate stores in Bludenz, Graz, Hartberg, Klagenfurt, Liezen, Neusiedl, Spittal an der Drau, St. Pölten, and Wiener Neustadt. As part of the proposed transaction, METRO Cash & Carry Österreich GmbH will also acquire real estate from the REWE Group that is currently used by C & C Abholgroßmärkte Gesellschaft m.b.H for those stores.

 

Industry sector: Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco.

Industry sector: G - Handel; Instandhaltung und Reparatur von Kraftfahrzeugen

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 30.09.2021.

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.

AFCA files request for examination with Cartel Court

Further information: www.bwb.gv.at/news/detail/zusammenschluss-metro-agm-bwb-wird-pruefungsantrag-an-das-kartellgericht-stellen

Datum des Prüfungsantrages durch die BWB: 30.09.2021

Datum des Prüfungsantrages durch den Bundeskartellanwalt: 30.09.2021

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