Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

American Securities LLC; r-pac Group - BWB/Z-5780 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

American Securities LLC; r-pac Group



On 25.11.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Affiliated funds managed by American Securities LLC, USA, intend to indirectly acquire a shareholding of more than 50 % in and sole control over r-pac International
Corp., r-pac International Holding Co., LLC, Birah Capital Holding, LLC, r-pac Global Group LLC, Royal P and W Inc. and Royal Woven Label Inc., all located in the USA
(collectively referred to as "r-pac").
Economic Sectors: Manufacture of corrugated paper and paperboard and of containers of paper and paperboard; Manufacture of plastic packing goods

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 23.12.2021.

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 24.12.2021 .

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