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Document 52022M10902

Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10902 – FEV CONSULTING / MITSUBISHI CORPORATION / JV) Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance) 2022/C 370/03

PUB/2022/1121

OJ C 370, 28.9.2022, p. 4–5 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

28.9.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 370/4


Prior notification of a concentration

(Case M.10902 – FEV CONSULTING / MITSUBISHI CORPORATION / JV)

Candidate case for simplified procedure

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2022/C 370/03)

1.   

On 19 September 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:

FEV Consulting GmbH (‘FEV’, Germany), controlled by FEV Group GmbH (‘FEV Group’, Germany),

Mitsubishi Corporation (‘MC’, Japan),

A newly created company (‘Target JV’, Japan).

FEV and MC will acquire within the meaning of Article 3(1)(b) and 3(4) of the Merger Regulation joint control of Target JV.

The concentration is accomplished by way of purchase of shares in a newly created company constituting a joint venture.

2.   

The business activities of the undertakings concerned are the following:

FEV: management consultancy services,

MC: trading company which develops and operates business across a variety of industries.

3.   

Target JV will be active in providing consulting and other services to material manufacturers in Japan.

4.   

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.

5.   

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.10902 – FEV CONSULTING / MITSUBISHI CORPORATION / JV

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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