Cirrus Logic Inc / Wolfson Microelectronics plc

The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Cirrus Logic Inc of Wolfson Microelectronics plc.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 Action
7 November 2014 Decision published
8 August 2014 Decision announced
16 June 2014 Launch of merger inquiry
17 June to 30 June 2014 Invitation to comment

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision announced

8 August 2014: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Cirrus Logic Inc of Wolfson Microelectronics plc. The full text of the decision is available below:

Invitation to comment: Now closed

17 June 2014: The Competition and Markets Authority (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.

Launch of CMA merger inquiry

16 June 2014: The parties submitted a notification of the anticipated acquisition by Cirrus Logic Inc of Wolfson Microelectronics plc merger to the CMA. The CMA considered the parties’ notification to be a complete merger notice.

Contact

Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:

Raul Nieto
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
37 Southampton Row
London
WC1B 4AD

Raul.Nieto@cma.gsi.gov.uk

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