Integra LifeSciences / Codman Neurosurgery Business merger inquiry

The CMA investigated and cleared the anticipated acquisition by Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation of the Codman Neurosurgery Business.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
3 August 2017 Decision published
6 July 2017 Decision announced
26 May to 12 June 2017 Invitation to comment
26 May 2017 Launch of merger inquiry

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

6 July 2017: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation of the Codman Neurosurgery Business, using the ‘de minimis’ exception. The full text of the decision is available below.

Invitation to comment: Now closed

26 May 2017: 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

26 May 2017: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.

Contact

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

mergersupportteam@cma.gsi.gov.uk

Published 26 May 2017
Last updated 3 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Full text of the decision published.
  2. Clearance decision announced.
  3. First published.