The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by AECOM of all outstanding shares of URS.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
12 November 2014 Decision published
14 October 2014 Decision announced
19 August 2014 Launch of merger inquiry
19 August to 02 September 2014 Invitation to comment

Case reference: ME/6464/14

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

14 October 2014: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by AECOM of all outstanding shares of URS. The full text of the decision is available below:

Invitation to comment: Now closed

19 August 2014: The CMA is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction has resulted in the creation of a relevant merger situation under the merger provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002 and, if so, whether the creation of that situation has resulted, or may be expected to result, in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services.

Contact

Please send written representations about any competition issues to:

Lesley Moore
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row
London
WC1B 4AD

Lesley.moore@cma.gsi.gov.uk

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