Enterprise Rent-A-Car UK / Vulcan Holdco merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the completed acquisition by Enterprise Rent-A-Car UK Limited of Vulcan Holdco Limited and its subsidiary Burnt Tree Holdings Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|3 December 2014||Decision published|
|29 October 2014||Decision announced|
|3 September 2014||Launch of merger inquiry|
|3 to 17 September||Invitation to comment|
|7 August 2014||Initial enforcement order made|
CMA clearance decision
29 October 2014: The CMA has cleared the completed acquisition by Enterprise Rent-A-Car UK Limited of Vulcan Holdco Limited and its subsidiary Burnt Tree Holdings Limited. The full text of the decision is available below:
- Full text decision (3.12.14)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
3 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 7 August 2014, an initial enforcement order under Section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 was put in place against Enterprise Rent-A-Car UK Limited and Enterprise Rent-A-Car European Holdings Limited by the CMA.
- Initial enforcement order (11.08.14)
- Derogation 15 August 2014 (15.08.14)
- Derogation 27 August 2014 (27.08.14)
- Derogation 9 October 2014 (09.10.14)
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority