Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Invest Unternehmensbeteiligungs Aktiengesellschaft; BayBG Bayerische Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH; Wohlfart Beteiligungs GmbH - BWB/Z-6062 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Invest Unternehmensbeteiligungs Aktiengesellschaft; BayBG Bayerische Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH; Wohlfart Beteiligungs GmbH

BWB/Z-6062

01.09.2022

On 31.08.2022 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

Invest Unternehmensbeteiligungs Aktiengesellschaft (Linz/Austria), BayBG Bayerische Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH (Munich/Germany) and Wohlfahrt Beteiligungs GmbH (Weiden in der Oberpfalz/Germany) intend to acquire 43%, 25% and 25%, respectively, of the shares in and joint control over Pichler & Strobl GmbH (Anthering/Austria)

The contemplated transaction concerns contract manufacturing of individual high-precision parts made of high-quality metals and platics.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 28.09.2022.

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 29.09.2022 .

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