FRANKFURT Feb 28 Germany's Federal Cartel
Office searched the offices of ThyssenKrupp's Steel
Europe unit in Duisburg, the industrial company said on
"According to the search warrant, the matter involves
alleged anticompetitive agreements between market participants
relating to specific steel supplies to the automotive industry
in Germany," ThyssenKrupp said in a statement.
The company said it would actively support authorities with
the investigation and would take "rigorous action" if
allegations are substantiated.
(Reporting by Christiaan Hetzner)