Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Asker Healthcare AB; Rudolf Heintel Gesellschaft m.b.H.; MSP NewCo GmbH - BWB/Z-6063 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Asker Healthcare AB; Rudolf Heintel Gesellschaft m.b.H.; MSP NewCo GmbH

BWB/Z-6063

01.09.2022

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

Planned purchase process

Asker Healthcare AB intends to acquire 100% of the shares in and sole control over Rudolf Heintel Gesellschaft m.b.H. and MSP NewCo GmbH. The concentration concerns the wholesale with and supply of medical products and medical services.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren G - Handel; Instandhaltung und Reparatur von Kraftfahrzeugen

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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