Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Connectivity Solutions GmbH; Eltako GmbH; BEGA Gantenbrink-Auslandsbeteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG; Oventrop GmbH & Co. KG - BWB/Z-6074 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Connectivity Solutions GmbH; Eltako GmbH; BEGA Gantenbrink-Auslandsbeteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG; Oventrop GmbH & Co. KG

BWB/Z-6074

08.09.2022

On 08.09.2022 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

Foundation of the joint venture DBT Digital Building Technology GmbH & Co. KG, by  Connectivity Solutions GmbH, Eltako GmbH, BEGA Gantenbrink-Auslandsbeteiligungs 
GmbH & Co. KG and Oventrop GmbH & Co. KG (without acquisition of joint control)  and transfer of assets to the joint venture. 

Relevant industries:  Manufacture of communication equipment 

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 06.10.2022.

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 not applied for examination of the merger by the Cartel Court. The standstill obligation (§ 17 (1) Cartel Act) ends with effect from 07.10.2022 .

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