Merck KGaA files Versum buyout in Austria and Germany

24 May 2019 2:02pm
Merck KGaA has filed its plan to acquire US semiconductor products maker Versum Materials for approval in Austria and Germany.

The German science and technology company notified the buyout to the Austrian Competition Authority on May 10, according to an update on the regulator’s online register of deals today.

The national authority has until June 7 to rule on the takeover, the update said.

By Andrew Boyce.