Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Carl Zeiss IQR GmbH; Siemens Energy Global GmbH & Co. KG - BWB/Z-5820 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Carl Zeiss IQR GmbH; Siemens Energy Global GmbH & Co. KG



On 23.12.2021 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

The notified operation concerns the proposed creation of a joint venture based in Germany, in which Carl Zeiss IQR GmbH and Siemens Energy Global GmbH & Co. KG, both Germany, will each hold non-controlling interests of more than 25%. 

Field of activity: trade with metal or plastic parts predominantly produced within the framework of additive manufacturing 

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 20.01.2022.

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 21.01.2022 .

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