Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Transgourment Österreich GmbH; Liegenschaft der AGM Klagenfurt - BWB/Z-6080 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Transgourment Österreich GmbH; Liegenschaft der AGM Klagenfurt

BWB/Z-6080

16.09.2022

On 14.09.2022 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planned purchase process

Transgourmet Österreich GmbH Traun (Österreich), an undertaking ultimately controlled by Coop Group Cooperative, Basel (Switzerland), intends to acquire the real estate property registered under EZ 822 KG 72123 Hörtendorf, with the address Ernst-Diez-Straße 9, 9020 Klagenfurt. Currently, AGM’s Klagenfurt outlet is located at this property. The transaction does not cover the operative business.

 Economic sectors: Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco;  Wholesale of personal and household goods 

Industry sector: G - Handel; Instandhaltung und Reparatur von Kraftfahrzeugen

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 12.10.2022.

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 13.10.2022 .

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