Continental / Veyance

The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Continental AG of Veyance Technologies Inc.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
5 November 2014 Decision published
1 October 2014 Decision announced
10 September 2014 Statutory period resumed
8 August 2014 Statutory period suspended
4 July 2014 Invitation to comment

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

1 October 2014: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Continental AG of Veyance Technologies Inc. The full text of the decision is available below:

Notice of extension

8 August 2014: You can find the notice of extension below:

Invitation to comment: Now closed

4 July 2014: The Competition and Markets Authority is considering whether arrangements are in progress or in contemplation which, 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.

Launch of CMA merger inquiry

4 July 2014: The CMA launched its merger inquiry following receipt of a satisfactory submission.


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

Carole Bowley
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
37 Southampton Row

Published 5 November 2014