Bauer Radio / UKRD Group merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the anticipated acquisition by Bauer Radio Limited (part of Bauer Media Group) of UKRD Group Limited.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 Date Action
TBC Deadline for phase 1 decision*
TBC Launch of merger inquiry
12 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 12 March 2019 the CMA served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Bauer Radio Limited.


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

Faye Fullalove
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row

Published 14 March 2019