IRESS / Pulse Software Systems merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by IRESS Limited of Pulse Software Systems Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|23 October 2015||Decision published|
|20 October 2015||Decision announced|
|18 September to 2 October 2015||Invitation to comment|
|18 September 2015||Launch of merger inquiry|
20 October 2015: The CMA has decided that the anticipated acquisition by IRESS Limited of Pulse Software Systems Limited does not qualify for investigation under the merger provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002. The full text of the decision is available below.
- FNTQ decision (23.10.15)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
18 September 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.
Launch of merger inquiry
18 September 2015: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (18.9.15)
Please send written representations about any competition issues to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 18 September 2015
Updated: 23 October 2015
Opened: 18 September 2015
Closed: 23 October 2015
- Found not to quality decision published.
- Found not to qualify.
- First published.