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Merger Notification - Announcement according to § 10 Cartel Act

Faurecia Exhaust International S.A.S.; Hug Engineering AG

BWB/Z-3779 08.01.2018

On 08.01.2018 the following merger was notified at the Federal Competition Authority:

Planed merger:

​Faurecia Exhaust International S.A.S. (Nanterre, France) intends to acquire sole control over Hug Engineering AG (Elsau, Switzerland) and its subsidiaries. The intended concentration concerns exhaust gas purification and emission control systems for industrial applications with combustion engines (automotive).

Industry sector:  Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles

Deadline for bringing in an application pursuant to § 11(1) Cartel Act will end on 05.02.2018.

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 with remedies - Announcement pursuant to § 15 Cartel Act

The decision is legally binding.