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Document 52022M10560

Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10560 - SIKA / MBCC GROUP) (Text with EEA relevance) 2022/C 234/05


OJ C 234, 17.6.2022, p. 5–6 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)



Official Journal of the European Union

C 234/5

Prior notification of a concentration

(Case M.10560 - SIKA / MBCC GROUP)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2022/C 234/05)


On 7 June 2022, 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:

Sika International AG (‘Sika’, Swizerland), a 100 % subsidiary of SIKA AG (‘Sika AG’, Swizerland);

LSF11 Skyscraper Holdco S.à.r.l. (‘MBCC’, Luxembourg), the ultimative parent company of the MBCC Group.

Sika will acquire within the meaning of Article 3(1)(b) of the Merger Regulation control of the whole of MBCC.

The concentration is accomplished by way of purchase of shares.


The business activities of the undertakings concerned are the following:

for Sika: group active in the development, production and supply of chemical admixtures, mortars, sealants and adhesives, damping and reinforcing materials, structural strengthening systems, industrial flooring as well as roofing and waterproofing systems which are used in the building sector and by manufacturing industries, at global level,

for MBCC: group composed of two business units active at global level namely (i) ‘chemical admixtures’, which provides solutions for customers in the concrete manufacturing, cement and underground construction industries, and (ii) ‘construction systems’, which offers solutions to protect and repair buildings and structures.


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.


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:


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


Fax +32 22964301

Postal address:

European Commission

Directorate-General for Competition

Merger Registry

1049 Bruxelles/Brussel


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