|Phase 1 date||Action|
|23 September 2015||Decision published|
|2 September 2015||Decision announced|
|17 July to 31 July 2015||Invitation to comment|
|17 July 2015||Launch of merger inquiry|
CMA clearance decision
2 September 2015: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Booker Group plc of Musgrave Retail Partners GB Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (23.9.15)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
17 July 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.
Launch of merger inquiry
17 July 2015: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (17.7.15)
Please send written representations about any competition issues to:
Competition and Markets Authority