AXA PPP Healthcare / Simplyhealth merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by AXA PPP healthcare Limited of the private medical insurance business of Simplyhealth Group Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|3 August 2015||Decision published|
|21 July 2015||Decision announced|
|4 June 2015||Launch of merger inquiry|
|4 June to 18 June 2015||Invitation to comment|
CMA clearance decision
21 July 2015: The CMA has cleared the acquisition by AXA PPP healthcare Limited of the private medical insurance business of Simplyhealth Group Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text of the decision (3.8.15)
Launch of merger inquiry
4 June 2015: The CMA announced the launch of it’s merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
Invitation to comment: Now closed
4 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 or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 4 June 2015
Opened: 4 June 2015
Closed: 3 August 2015
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- First published.