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Document 52021M10513

Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10513 – ACCIAIERIA ARVEDI / FINARVEDI / ACCIAI SPECIALI TERNI / THYSSENKRUPP STAINLESS / THYSSENKRUPP STAINLESS TURKEY METAL SANAYI VE T) Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance) 2021/C 473/13

PUB/2021/933

OJ C 473, 24.11.2021, p. 31–32 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

24.11.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 473/31


Prior notification of a concentration

(Case M.10513 – ACCIAIERIA ARVEDI / FINARVEDI / ACCIAI SPECIALI TERNI / THYSSENKRUPP STAINLESS / THYSSENKRUPP STAINLESS TURKEY METAL SANAYI VE T)

Candidate case for simplified procedure

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2021/C 473/13)

1.   

On 17 November 2021, the Commission received notification of a proposed concentration pursuant to Article 4 of Council Regulation (EC) No 139/2004 (1).

This notification concerns the following undertakings:

Acciaieria Arvedi S.p.A. (Italy) (‘Acciaieria Arvedi’), controlled by Finarvedi S.p.A. (Italy);

Acciai Speciali Terni S.p.A. (Italy) (‘AST’);

Thyssenkrupp Stainless GmbH (Germany), controlled by AST;

Thyssenkrupp Stainless Turkey Metal Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (Turkey), controlled by AST.

Acciaieria Arvedi acquires, within the meaning of Article 3(1)(b) of the Merger Regulation, control of the whole of AST, Thyssenkrupp Stainless GmbH and Thyssenkrupp Stainless Turkey Metal Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.

The concentration is accomplished by way of purchase of shares.

2.   

The business activities of the undertakings concerned are:

for Acciaieria Arvedi: manufacturing and sale of carbon steel products, including carbon steel coils, welded carbon steel tubes and cold drawn carbon steel tubes, welded stainless steel tubes as well as other activities in the steel sector,

for AST, Thyssenkrupp Stainless GmbH and Thyssenkrupp Stainless Turkey Metal Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.: manufacturing, distribution and supply of certain stainless steel products, such as standard or custom size sheet or steel coils in all stainless steel grades, welded pipes and tubes and rectangular profiles for several sectors like automotive, energy production, steelmaking industries, food preservation and construction market.

3.   

On preliminary examination, the Commission finds that the notified transaction could fall within the scope of the Merger Regulation. However, the final decision on this point is reserved.

Pursuant to the Commission Notice on a simplified procedure for treatment of certain concentrations under Council Regulation (EC) No 139/2004 (2) it should be noted that this case is a candidate for treatment under the procedure set out in the Notice.

4.   

The Commission invites interested third parties to submit their possible observations on the proposed operation to the Commission.

Observations must reach the Commission not later than 10 days following the date of this publication. The following reference should always be specified:

M.10513 – ACCIAIERIA ARVEDI / FINARVEDI / ACCIAI SPECIALI TERNI / THYSSENKRUPP STAINLESS / THYSSENKRUPP STAINLESS TURKEY METAL SANAYI VE T

Observations can be sent to the Commission by email, by fax, or by post. Please use the contact details below:

Email: COMP-MERGER-REGISTRY@ec.europa.eu

Fax +32 22964301

Postal address:

European Commission

Directorate-General for Competition

Merger Registry

1049 Bruxelles/Brussel

BELGIQUE/BELGIË


(1)  OJ L 24, 29.1.2004, p. 1 (the ‘Merger Regulation’).

(2)  OJ C 366, 14.12.2013, p. 5.


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