- Competition and Markets Authority
- 10 August 2017
- Last updated:
- 12 October 2017, see all updates
- 10 August 2017
- 12 October 2017
- Case type:
- Case state:
- Market sector:
- Agriculture, environment and natural resources and Food manufacturing
- Mergers - phase 1 clearance
The CMA investigated and cleared the anticipated joint venture between Dawn Meats and Dunbia and anticipated acquisition of Dunbia (Ireland) Limited by Dawn Meats Unlimited Company.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|12 October 2017||Decision published|
|29 September 2017||Decision announced|
|10 August to 24 August 2017||Invitation to comment|
|10 August 2017||Launch of merger inquiry|
CMA clearance decision
29 September 2017: The CMA has cleared the anticipated joint venture between Dawn Meats and Dunbia and anticipated acquisition of Dunbia (Ireland) Limited by Dawn Meats Unlimited Company. The full text of the decision is available below.
Invitation to comment: Now closed
10 August 2017: 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 merger inquiry
10 August 2017: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (10.8.17)
Published: 10 August 2017
Updated: 12 October 2017
Opened: 10 August 2017
Closed: 12 October 2017
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- First published.