The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Asda Stores Limited of a Co-op store in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, from Ardencrest Limited Industrial and Provident Society.
|20 June 2014||Decision published|
|12 June 2014||CMA FNTQ decision announced|
|7 April 2014 – 18 April 2014||Invitation to Comment|
|7 April 2014||Mergers inquiry launched|
CMA FNTQ decision announced: 12 June 2014
The decision in this case was announced on 12 June 2014. The full text of the decision is available below:
Invitation to comment: Now closed
The Competition and Markets Authority is considering whether arrangements are in progress or in contemplation which, if carried into effect, will result 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 may be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in the United Kingdom.
The address of the Co-op store is
Bull Hill Road,
Merger inquiry launched: 7 April 2014
The CMA launched its merger inquiry on 7 April 2014
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest issues to:
Competition and Markets Authority