Headlam Group / Ashmount Flooring Supplies merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the completed acquisition by Headlam Group Plc of Ashmount Flooring Supplies Ltd.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 Date Action
11 February 2019 Decision announced
5 December 2018 Initial enforcement order

Phase 1

FNTQ decision announced

11 February 2019: The CMA has today decided that the completed acquisition by Headlam Group Plc of Ashmount Flooring Supplies Ltd does not qualify for investigation under the merger provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002. The full text of the decision is available below.

Revocation of initial enforcement order

14 December 2018: In view of the evidence available to the CMA at this stage, the CMA has revoked the initial enforcement order.

Initial enforcement order

On 5 December 2018, the CMA has served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Headlam Group Plc, HFD Ltd and Ashmount Flooring Supplies Ltd.

Contact

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

Lucy Pryde
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row
London
WC1B 4AD

Lucy.Pryde@cma.gov.uk

Published 10 December 2018
Last updated 11 February 2019 + show all updates
  1. Full text of our decision that the merger does not quality for investigation has been published.
  2. Revocation of initial enforcement order published.
  3. First published.