Chemring Group / Wallop Defence Systems merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Chemring Group plc of a business and certain assets of Wallop Defence Systems Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|3 May 2016||Decision published|
|29 March 2016||Decision announced|
|10 February to 24 February 2016||Invitation to comment|
|10 February 2016||Launch of merger inquiry|
CMA clearance decision
29 March 2016: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Chemring Group plc of a business and certain assets of Wallop Defence Systems Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (3.5.16)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
10 February 2016: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction, if carried into effect, will result 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 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
10 February 2016: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (10.2.16)
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 10 February 2016
Updated: 3 May 2016
Opened: 10 February 2016
Closed: 3 May 2016
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- First published.