Bako North Western / Bako Northern and Scotland merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Bako North Western (Group) Limited of Bako Northern (Holdings) Limited, Bako Scotland Limited and Bakers (Area 1) Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|22 July 2015||Decision published|
|15 July 2015||Decision announced|
|9 June 2015||Launch of merger inquiry|
|2 June to 16 June 2015||Invitation to comment|
CMA clearance decision
15 July 2014: The CMA has cleared the acquisition by Bako North Western (Group) Limited of Bako Northern (Holdings) Limited, Bako Scotland Limited and Bakers (Area 1) Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (22.7.15)
Launch of CMA merger inquiry
9 June 2015: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
Invitation to comment: Now closed
2 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:
Carole Bowley and Tobe Nwaogu
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 2 June 2015
Opened: 2 June 2015
Closed: 22 July 2015
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- Launch of CMA merger inquiry.
- First published.