Eden (GM) / Riders Garages merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the completed acquisition by Eden (GM) Limited of 2 car dealerships from Riders Garages Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|17 November 2014||Decision published|
|24 October 2014||Decision announced|
|1 September 2014||Launch of merger inquiry|
|1 to 12 September 2014||Invitation to comment|
|4 April 2014||Initial enforcement order given|
CMA clearance decision
24 October 2014: The CMA has cleared the completed acquisition by Eden (GM) Limited of 2 car dealerships from Riders Garages Limited. The full text of the decision is available below:
- Full text decision (17.11.14)
Launch of CMA merger inquiry
The CMA launched a merger investigation on 1 September 2014.
Invitation to comment: Now closed
1 September 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.
Initial enforcement order
On 4 April 2014, an initial enforcement order under Section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 was put in place against Eden (GM) Limited and Eden Automotive Investments Limited by the CMA. You can find a copy of the order below:
Please send written representations about any competition issues to:
Competition and Markets Authority