Cucina Acquisition (UK) / Fresh Holdings merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Cucina Acquisition (UK) Limited of certain assets of Fresh Holdings Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|20 March 2015||Decision published|
|16 February 2015||Decision announced|
|23 December 2014||Launch of merger inquiry|
|18 December 2014 to 9 January 2015||Invitation to comment|
CMA clearance decision
16 February 2015: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Cucina Acquisition (UK) Limited of certain assets of Fresh Holdings Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (20.3.15)
Launch of merger inquiry
23 December 2014: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (23.12.14)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
18 December 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.
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority
37 Southampton Row
Published: 18 December 2014
Updated: 20 March 2015
Opened: 18 December 2014
Closed: 20 March 2015
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- Timetable updated.
- Commencement of initial period notice added.
- First published.