|Phase 1 date||Action|
|26 August 2016||Decision published|
|17 August 2016||Decision announced|
|6 July to 20 July 2016||Invitation to comment|
|6 July 2016||Launch of merger inquiry|
CMA clearance decision
17 August 2016: The CMA has cleared the acquisition by Colomer Munmany Europe Company Ltd of Marshall Farmer Ltd. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (26.8.16)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
6 July 2016: 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
6 July 2016: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
Please send written representations about any competition issues to:
Competition and Markets Authority