Official Journal of the European Union

C 42/25

Order of the General Court of 27 November 2017 — HeidelbergCement v Commission

(Case T-902/16) (1)

((Actions for annulment - Competition - Concentrations - Grey cement market in Croatia - Decision to initiate the in-depth examination phase pursuant to Article 6(1)(c) of Regulation (EC) No 139/2004 - Act not amenable to review - Preparatory act - Inadmissibility))

(2018/C 042/37)

Language of the case: English


Applicant: HeidelbergCement AG (Heidelberg, Germany) (represented by: U. Denzel, C. von Köckritz, P. Pichler and H. Weiß, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: A. Dawes, H. Leupold and T. Vecchi, acting as Agents)


Action under Article 263 TFEU for the annulment of Commission Decision C(2016) 6591 final of 10 October 2016 to initiate the in-depth examination phase, pursuant to Article 6(1)(c) of Council Regulation (EC) No 139/2004, aimed at assessing the compatibility with the internal market of the acquisition of the control of Cemex Hungária Építőanyagok Kft. and Cemex Hrvatska d.d. by HeidelbergCement and Schwenk Zement KG through Duna-Dráva Cement Kft.

Operative part of the order


The action is dismissed as inadmissible;


HeidelbergCement AG is ordered to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by the European Commission.

(1)  OJ C 53, 20.2.2017.