M/12/001 – OEP / Sonneborn
The proposed acquisition by One Equity Partners IV, L.P. (OEP) of Sonneborn Refined Products B.V. and Sonneborn Inc. (Sonneborn) has been cleared by the Competition Authority.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Tuesday February 28, 2012||Thursday, March 22, 2012|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|One Equity Partners IV, L.P.||
OEP is the private investment arm of JP Morgan Chase, managing investments and commitments for the group in direct private investment transactions.
|Sonneborn Refined Products B.V.||
Sonneborn is a global manufacturer and marketer of refined speciality hydrocarbons, which are a by-product of crude oil refining. Sonneborn sells white oil, petrolatum and microcrystalline waxes to customers in Ireland.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|The targets manufacture and market speciality hydrocarbons refined from base oils.||No|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Friday, March 9, 2012|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
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