Global Radio / Juice merger inquiry

The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Global Radio Holdings Limited (Global) of Juice Holdco Limited (Juice).

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
22 October 2015 Decision published
5 October 2015 Decision announced
17 August to 1 September 2015 Invitation to comment
17 August 2015 Launch of merger inquiry

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

5 October 2015: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Global Radio Holdings Limited (Global) of Juice Holdco Limited (Juice). The full text of the decision is available below.

Invitation to comment: Now closed

17 August 2015: The 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 CMA merger inquiry

17 August 2015: The CMA notified the parties that the initial period would commence on 18 August 2015.

Contact

Please send written representations about any competition issues to:

Tobe Nwaogu and Carole Bowley
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row
London
WC1B 4AD

tobe.nwaogu@cma.gsi.gov.uk and carole.bowley@cma.gsi.gov.uk

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