IKO / Pure Asphalt merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by IKO plc of Pure Asphalt Company Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|3 October 2016||Decision published|
|25 August 2016||Decision announced|
|30 June to 14 July 2016||Invitation to comment|
|30 June 2016||Launch of merger inquiry|
CMA clearance decision
25 August 2016: The CMA has cleared the acquisition by IKO plc of Pure Asphalt Company Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (3.10.16)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
30 June 2016: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction if carried into effect, will result 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 may be expected to result, in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services.
Launch of merger inquiry
30 June 2016: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (30.6.16)
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 30 June 2016
Updated: 3 October 2016
Opened: 30 June 2016
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- First published.