M/19/011 – Merck/Versum Materials

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Merck KGAA of sole control of Versum Materials Inc. has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Friday May 10, 2019 Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Parties Involved Business activities
Merck KGAA

Merck is a global science and technology company headquartered in Germany. Merck operates in three business sectors: healthcare, life sciences and performance materials.

Versum Materials Inc.

Versum Materials is a global provider of specialty materials and delivery systems to the semiconductor and display industries.

Economic sector Media merger
Manufacturing No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, May 24, 2019
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Cathal Hanley

e-mail: cathalhanley@ccpc.ie
Tel: 00 353 1 470 3681

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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