In terms of regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations, 2002 published in Legal Notice 294 of 2002, the Director General of the Office for Competition notifies for general information that a notification of a concentration between Apex Acquisition Company Limited (Hong Kong, China) and Sanne Group plc (Jersey, Channel Islands) was filed on Monday, 27 September 2021.
The nature of the concentration is an acquisition of Sanne Group plc by Apex Acquisition Company Limited.
Apex Acquisition Company Limited is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Apex Group Ltd, which is a global financial services provider with offices in 45 locations worldwide, delivering a broad range of solutions to asset managers, private clients and family offices. It generates turnover in Malta through several branches in Malta including European Depositary Bank S.A. and Equinoxe AIS Malta Holdings Limited. Sanne Group plc is a global provider of alternative assets and corporate administration services, with offices located worldwide and it generates turnover in Malta through its subsidiary Sanne Funds Services Malta Limited. In Malta, both parties are involved in the provision of fund administration services to investment funds.
The Director General of the Office for Competition invites interested third parties to submit their written objections on this notified concentration within seven days following publication of this notice at the following address: