Crawford & Company Adjusters (UK) / GAB Robins Holdings UK merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the completed acquisition by Crawford & Company Adjusters (UK) Limited of GAB Robins Holdings UK Limited (GAB Robins).
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|8 April 2015||Decision published|
|17 March 2015||Decision announced|
|5 March 2015||Revocation of the initial enforcement order|
|5 February 2015||Launch of merger inquiry|
|5 February to 19 February 2015||Invitation to comment|
|8 December 2014||Initial enforcement order|
CMA clearance decision
17 March 2015: The CMA has cleared the acquisition by Crawford & Company Adjusters (UK) Limited of GAB Robins Holdings UK Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (8.4.15)
Revocation of initial enforcement order
5 March 2015: In view of the evidence available to the CMA at this stage, the CMA revoked the initial enforcement order. A copy of the order is available below.
- Revocation order (10.3.15)
Launch of CMA merger inquiry
5 February 2015: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
Invitation to comment: Now closed
5 February 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.
Initial enforcement order
On 8 December 2014, the CMA served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Crawford & Company EMEA/A-P Holdings Limited and Crawford & Company Adjusters (UK) Limited in relation to the completed acquisition by Crawford & Company Adjusters (UK) Limited of GAB Robins UK Limited.
- Initial enforcement order (8.12.14)
- Derogation 12 January 2015 (12.1.15)
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 9 December 2014
Opened: 9 December 2014
Closed: 8 April 2015
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- Revocation order published.
- Invitation to comment issued and commencement of initial period notice added.
- Derogation added.
- First published.