Informa Group plc / PJB Publications Ltd

OFT closed case: Acquisition by Informa Group plc of PJB publications Ltd.

Affected market: Publishing

No. ME/1552/04

On the basis of the information available to it, the Office of Fair Trading has decided that the completed acquisition of PJB Publications Ltd by Informa Group plc does not qualify for investigation under the mergers provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002, because neither the UK turnover test nor the share of supply test in section 23 of the Act is met.  A relevant merger situation has, therefore, not been created.

Published 26 January 2004