Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Freeze-Dried Intermediate Holdings LLC; Paradiesfrucht GmbH - BWB/Z-6546 | Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde

Freeze-Dried Intermediate Holdings LLC; Paradiesfrucht GmbH



On 08.04.2024 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was notified of the following merger:

Planned purchase process

Freeze-Dried Intermediate Holdings LLC (United States) intends to acquire 100% of the shares in and thereby sole control over Paradiesfrucht GmbH (Germany) from Kurt und Kon-
rad Jahncke (Germany), as well as assets from Sun Fruits GmbH (Germany).
The following Austrian NACE codes are concerned: Other processing and preserving of fruit and vegetables), (Operation of dairies and cheese making), (Manufacture of condiments and seasonings).

Industry sector: C - Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 06.05.2024.

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 07.05.2024 .

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