Ascendum Stavební stroje Czech s.r.o. and Josef Červenka – HYDRAULIKSERVIS coordinated their participation and pitches in tenders between 2012 and 2015 for the distribution of Volvo construction machinery. By doing so, they participated in market sharing and customer sharing agreements.

Both parties applied for leniency and at the same time used a settlement procedure. Josef Červenka – HYDRAULIKSERVIS received full immunity; the fine for Ascendum was reduced by approximately 50% from the original CZK 14,056,000 to the final CZK 6,747,000.