21 April 2015: The CMA has cleared the completed acquisition by Henry Schein UK Holdings Limited of certain assets and business information of Plandent Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
10 February 2015: The CMA is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction 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.
Initial enforcement order
On 16 January 2015, the CMA served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Henry Schein UK Finance Limited, Henry Schein, Inc and Henry Schein UK Holdings Limited in relation to the completed acquisition by Henry Schein UK Holdings Limited of certain assets and business information of Plandent Limited. A copy of the order is below: