Media release

Investigation into suspected anti-competitive agreements in Lower Engadine

Dietlikon, 1 November 2012 – Representatives of the Secretariat of the Competition Commission carried out inquiries at Implenia’s branch in Zernez (Canton Grisons) on 31 October 2012. There is evidence that anti-competitive agreements may have been made. Implenia cooperates with the competition authorities in order to clarify the facts. Implenia attaches great importance to free and unhindered competition. It is one of the principles reflected in Implenia's internal Code of Conduct, which is signed by every employee and which is the subject of annual training.

Implenia press contact:

Philipp Bircher

Head of Communications

Tel.: +41 44 805 45 23


Implenia is Switzerland's leading construction and construction services company. Formed in 2006 from the merger between Zschokke and Batigroup, Implenia can look back on more than 140 years of history in the construction industry. The company brings the expertise of its highly skilled Real Estate, Infrastructure Construction and Industrial Construction divisions under the single roof of a nationally and internationally active company. With its integrated business model and specialists operating in all its divisions, Implenia can manage a building project through its entire lifecycle and deliver work that is economical, integrated and customer-centric. The focus is on striking a sustainable balance between financial success and social and environmental responsibility.

Implenia, with its headquarters in Dietlikon near Zurich, employs around 6400 people and posted turnover of more than CHF 2.5 billion in 2011. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (IMPN, CH0023868554). More information can be found at www.implenia.com.