M/03/007 – Soros / Polymerlatex

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Transaction details

Proposal whereby Soros Private Equity Investors LP would, through intermediaries, acquire all the limited partnership interests in PolymerLatex GmbH & Co KG and the entire issued share capital of PolymerLatex Verwaltungs-GmbH from Bayer AG and Degussa AG.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday March 11, 2003 Friday, March 28, 2003
Parties Involved Business activities

Investment fund, primarily involved in private equity investments in Western Europe and the United States. Within Ireland, SPEI and its affiliates control* eircom plc and Meteor Mobile Communications Ltd.


Produces, markets and sells a broad range of lattices (latex), predominantly carpet/moulded foam, paper and specialty lattices.

Economic sector Media merger
Latex No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Vanessa Holliday

Tel: 01 804 5400 Email: mergers@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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