IGas Energy / Dart Energy merger inquiry

The CMA investigated the completed acquisition by IGas Energy Plc of Dart Energy Limited.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
4 December 2014 Decision published
20 October 2014 Decision announced
22 August 2014 Launch of merger inquiry
22 August to 5 September 2014 Invitation to comment

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

20 October 2014: The CMA has cleared the completed acquisition by IGas Energy Plc of Dart Energy Limited. The full text of the decision is available below:

Invitation to comment: Now closed

22 August 2014: 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.


Please send written representations about any competition issues to:

Tom Cole
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row


Published 9 December 2014