Atos Medical / Countrywide Supplies merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the completed acquisition of Countrywide Supplies Limited by Atos Medical SE.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|14 September 2015||Decision published|
|7 August 2015||Decision announced|
|1 July 2015||Launch of merger inquiry|
|30 June to 14 July 2015||Invitation to comment|
CMA clearance decision
7 August 2015: The CMA has cleared the acquisition by Atos Medical SE of Countrywide Supplies Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (14.9.15)
Launch of CMA merger inquiry
1 July 2015: The CMA notified the parties that the initial period would commence on 2 July 2015.
Invitation to comment: closes 14 July 2015
30 June 2015: 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.
Please send written representations about any competition issues to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 14 May 2015
Updated: 14 September 2015
Opened: 14 May 2015
Closed: 14 September 2015
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- Launch of CMA merger inquiry.
- Invitation to comment issued.
- First published.