Ever 2479 / Eurobond merger inquiry

The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Ever 2479 Limited of Eurobond Laminates Limited.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
12 September 2016 Decision published
12 August 2016 Decision announced
29 June 2016 Launch of merger inquiry
23 June to 7 July 2016 Invitation to comment

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

12 August 2016: The CMA has cleared the acquisition by Ever 2479 Limited of Eurobond Laminates Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.

Launch of merger inquiry

29 June 2016: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.

Invitation to comment: Now closed

23 June 2016: 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.


Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:

Karina Kucaidze
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row


Published 23 June 2016
Last updated 12 September 2016 + show all updates
  1. Full text of the decision published.
  2. Clearance decision announced.
  3. Launch of CMA merger inquiry.
  4. First published.