Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust / Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The CMA has investigated the anticipated acquisition by Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust of Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Administrative timetable

Phase 1 Action
3 June 2014 Decision published
14 May 2014 Decision announced
3 April 2014 – 11 April 2014 Invitation to comment
28 March 2014 Launch of OFT mergers inquiry

Phase 1

14 May 2014 decision announced

The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust of Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The full text of the decision is available below:

Invitation to comment: 3 April 2014 - 11 April 2014

The CMA is considering whether this acquisition 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.

  • Deadline for responses: 11 April 2014

Launch of CMA merger inquiry: 28 March 2014

The OFT launched its merger inquiry following receipt of a satisfactory submission on 28 March 2014.

Contact

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

Clementine de Brosses
Competition and Markets Authority,
Victoria House,
37 Southampton Row,
London
WC1B 4AD

clementine.debrosses@cma.gsi.gov.uk

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