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The German Federal Cartel Office clears the acquisition of a controlling stake in the asphalt mixture industry subject to remedies, including the divestiture of shares (Strabag / Kirchner)

The operation On 25 July 2008, Strabag SE (Strabag) informed the European Commission of its intention to acquire an 80% shareholding in Kirchner. The European Commission considered the merger compatible with the common market (EC case M.5200), but on 15 September 2008 under Article 9(3) of the ECMR partially referred the case to the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) with respect to the local asphalt mixture market in the area of Erfurt. Strabag is an international company mainly operating in the field of civil engineering, including road and tunnel construction and other services. Strabag is the leading road construction company in Germany. Its affiliate, Deutsche Asphalt (DA), specialises in the production and the sale of construction materials, including asphalt mixture. Strabag

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Felicitas Haselmann, The German Federal Cartel Office clears the acquisition of a controlling stake in the asphalt mixture industry subject to remedies, including the divestiture of shares (Strabag / Kirchner), 25 September 2008, e-Competitions Bulletin September 2008, Art. N° 24346

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