Dawn Meats / Dunbia merger inquiry

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.

Statutory timetable

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

Phase 1

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.

Contact

mergersupporteam@cma.gsi.gov.uk

Published 10 August 2017
Last updated 12 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. Full text of the decision published.
  2. Clearance decision announced.
  3. First published.