Hamsard 2786 / Academy Music Holdings / Live Nation (Music) UK / Gaiety Investments merger inquiry (CC)

The Competition Commission investigated the proposed acquisition of a controlling interest in Academy Music Holdings Limited by Hamsard 2786 Limited.

2 July 2015: The CMA has decided to give its consent to Live Nation’s acquisition of the Forum.

1 June 2015: Following a request by Live Nation under the Hamsard/Academy Music undertakings, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally decided to give its consent to Live Nation’s acquisition of an interest in the Forum. The CMA is inviting comments from third parties on its provisional decision.

Core documents

Date of referral: 21.8.06

Statutory deadline: 2.2.07

A full set of documents that were published during this inquiry are available on The National Archives website.

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