12 July 2018: The CMA has cleared the completed acquisition by ATG Media Holdings Limited of S.P.H. Softwarepartner GMBH & Co KG (trading as Lot-tissimo). Full text of the decision will be available shortly.
Revocation of initial enforcement order
28 June 2018: In view of the evidence available to the CMA at this stage, the CMA revoked the initial enforcement order.
25 May 2018: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction, 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 for goods or services.
Initial enforcement order
On 9 May 2018, the CMA has served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Turner Topco Limited and Auction Technology Group Germany GMBH OF S.P.H, in relation to the completed acquisition by Auction Technology Group Germany GMBH of S.P.H. Softwarepartner GMBH & Co KG.