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Document 52021M10360

Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10360 — Assicurazioni Generali/Società Cattolica Di Assicurazione) (Text with EEA relevance) 2021/C 390/07

PUB/2021/752

OJ C 390, 27.9.2021, p. 10–11 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

27.9.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 390/10


Prior notification of a concentration

(Case M.10360 — Assicurazioni Generali/Società Cattolica Di Assicurazione)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2021/C 390/07)

1.   

On 17 September 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:

Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. (‘Generali’, Italy),

Società Cattolica di Assicurazione S.p.A. (‘Cattolica’, Italy).

Generali acquires within the meaning of Article 3(1)(b) of the Merger Regulation sole control of the whole of Cattolica.

The concentration is accomplished by way of public bid announced by Generali on 31 May 2021.

2.   

The business activities of the undertakings concerned are:

for Generali: the provision and distribution of life and non-life insurance products, reinsurance products, assistance services, and real estate and asset management services;

for Cattolica: the provision and distribution of life and non-life insurance products, reinsurance products, as well as ancillary and support activities.

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.

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.10360 — Assicurazioni Generali/Società Cattolica Di Assicurazione

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’).


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