Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Gmundner Molkerei e Gen; Milchwerk Jäger GmbH, AG Traunstein - BWB/Z-6076 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Gmundner Molkerei e Gen; Milchwerk Jäger GmbH, AG Traunstein

BWB/Z-6076

12.09.2022

On 09.09.2022 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

Gmundner Molkerei eGen intends to establish a joint  dairy with Milchwerk Jäger GmbH (Commercial Register of the Local Court of Traunstein under HRB 13940), Hauptstraße 38, D-83527 Haag i. OB, with its registered office in Haag i. OB. The share held by the notifying party in its subsidiary is to be contributed to Milchwerk Jäger GmbH in return for an increase in the capital of this company, so that after the implementation of this project the existing sharholders of Milchwerk Jäger GmbH on the one hand and the notifying party on the other hand will each hold 50% of the share capital of Milchwerk Jäger GmbH.

The proposed concentration concerns the manufacture and sale of fresh and long-life diary products, white range products (drinking milk, natural yoghurt, sour milk, cream, curd), coloured range products (yoghurt products with fruit, mixed milk drinks and fresh desserts), yellow range products (cheese) and yellow fat products (butter, margarine, mixed fats and clarified butter).

Economic sector concerned: Dairy processing.

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 07.10.2022.

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 08.10.2022 .

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