Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act
40 North Latitude Master Fund Ltd.; Clariant Ltd.
the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:
40 North Latitude Master Fund Ltd. (Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands), a private investment fund under management of 40 North Management LLC (New York, USA), directly holds a shareholding of approximately 6% and indirectly holds a shareholding of 15.1% (through White Tale Holdings LP) in Clariant Ltd. (Muttenz, Switzerland). 40 North Latitude Master Fund Ltd. intends to increase its existing shareholding in Clariant Ltd. by at least additional 4% leading to an overall shareholding (direct and indirect) in Clariant of more than 25%.
Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on
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.
The intervening party has no right to a certain treatment of the statement and will not gain a party position.