The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust of West Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|19 January 2015||Decision published|
|19 December 2014||Decision announced|
|24 October to 7 November 2014||Invitation to comment|
|24 October 2014||Launch of merger inquiry|
CMA clearance decision
19 December 2014: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust of West Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (19.1.15)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
24 October 2014: 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 CMA merger inquiry
24 October 2014: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (30.10.14)
Please send written representations about any competition issues to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 19 December 2014
Updated: 19 January 2015
Opened: 24 October 2014
Closed: 19 January 2015
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.