Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Aurelius Group; Unilux GmbH - BWB/Z-5709 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Aurelius Group; Unilux GmbH



On 15.10.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Aurelius Equity Opportunities SE & Co KGaA, Grünwald, Germany, intends to indirectly acquire, via the wholly owned subsidiary AURELIUS Development Twenty-Six GmbH, all shares in the Unilux Group; the Unilux Group comprises the companies Unilux GmbH, Salmtal, Germany (the operating entity of the Unilux brand), WERU Grundstücksbeteiligungs GmbH, Rudersberg, Germany, and Grundstücksgesellschaft Salmtal GmbH & Co. KG, Salmtal, Germany.


Economic Sector: Manufacture of doors, windows, frames, shutters and blinds of plastic; Manufacture of other builders' carpentry and joinery n.e.c..

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 12.11.2021.

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 13.11.2021 .

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