Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
Louis Vuitton North America, Inc.; Virgil Abloh Trust; Off-White LLC
On 07.09.2022 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:
Planned purchase process
Louis Vuitton North America, Inc. intends to acquire, from the Virgil Abloh Trust, interests in Off-White LLC, as a result of which it will hold a 100 % interest in Off-White
LLC, which will confer to it sole control over Off-White LLC.
The proposed concentration concerns the design, production, and distribution of fashion goods (production of clothing).
Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 05.10.2022.
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 waived their right to apply for examination of the merger by the Cartel Court before the deadline. The standstill obligation (§ 17(1) Cartel Act) ends with effect from 27.09.2022 .