German Municipalities to Sue Rosenbauer

IndustrialsIndustrial Goods ♦ Published: August 23, 2011; 13:28 ♦ (Vindobona)

After the antitrust fine of € 10.5m, the Austrian manufacturer of fire fighting vehicles might face damage payments to German municipalities. CEO Wagner refuses to step back.

German Municipalities to Sue Rosenbauer / Picture: © Rosenbauer International AG

Rosenbauer might face further problems in Germany: The German Federation of Municipal Authorities is currently examining claims for damages based on the Austrian company’s participation in an illegal cartel. “We have commissioned an expertise on this issue”, said Bernd Düsterdiek, head of the division responsible for the case. A German expert in the field of antitrust law will…