Siemens AG and Vodafone Group Plc, In the Matter of

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In the Matter of Siemens AG and Vodafone Group Plc
FTC Matter/File Number:

0010212

Docket Number:

C-4011

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

Siemens settled charges relating to its proposed $9 billion acquisition of Atecs Mannesmann AG, a subsidiary of Vodafone. The consent order requires, among other things, the divestiture of Vodafone's Mannesmann Dematic Postal Automation business to Northrop Grumman Corporation. Siemens and Vodafone, through its Dematic subsidiary, are the two leading suppliers of postal automation systems in the world.