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Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9567 — PGGM/Macquarie/Genesee &Wyoming Australia) Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance) 2019/C 386/09

OJ C 386, 14.11.2019, p. 28–29 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

14.11.2019   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 386/28


Prior notification of a concentration

(Case M.9567 — PGGM/Macquarie/Genesee &Wyoming Australia)

Candidate case for simplified procedure

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2019/C 386/09)

1.   

On 6 November 2019, 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:

PGGM Infrastructure Fund (‘PGGM’, The Netherlands) belonging to the PGGM group,

Macquarie Corporate Holdings Pty Limited, (‘MCHPL’, Australia) belonging to the Macquarie group (‘Macquarie’, Australia),

Genesee &Wyoming Australia Holdings LP (‘GWA’, Australia).

PGGM and Macquarie acquire within the meaning of Article 3(1)(b) of the Merger Regulation joint control of the whole of GWA.

The concentration is accomplished by way of purchase of shares.

2.   

The business activities of the undertakings concerned are:

for PGGM: a global provider of pension fund services, such as pension fund management, policy advice and management support,

for MCHPL: holding and operating company, part of Macquarie Group, a global financial group and a provider of investment services in the infrastructure, real estate, agriculture and energy markets for institutional investors,

for GWA: a freight rail operator, active in the provision and operation of freight rail transport services in Australia.

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 the 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.9567 — PGGM/Macquarie/Genesee &Wyoming Australia

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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