Bauer Radio / Celador Entertainment merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the completed acquisition by Bauer Radio Limited (part of Bauer Media Group) of certain assets of the Celador Entertainment business.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 Date Action
TBC Deadline for phase 1 decision*
TBC Launch of merger inquiry
1 March 2019 Initial enforcement order

(*) This date is the current statutory deadline by when the decision will be announced. If any change occurs, the information is refreshed as soon as practicable. However, the CMA cannot guarantee that the decision will be announced on or before this current deadline, as the deadline of a given case may change during the merger assessment process due to different reasons.

Phase 1

Initial enforcement order

On 1 March 2019, the CMA served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Bauer Radio Limited in relation to completed acquisition by Bauer Radio Limited (part of Bauer Media Group) of certain assets of the Celador Entertainment business.

Amendments/consents granted

Contact

Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:

Matteo Alchini
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row
London
WC1B 4AD

matteo.alchini@cma.gov.uk

Published 5 March 2019
Last updated 14 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. Published: additional derogation
  2. First published.