Kohlberg & Company / Bemis Company merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the completed acquisition by Kohlberg & Company, LLC, through KNPAK Acquisition Limited, of certain subsidiaries of Bemis Company, Inc.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 Date Action
TBC Deadline for phase 1 decision*
TBC Launch of merger inquiry
9 August 2019 Initial enforcement order

(*) This date is the current statutory deadline by when the decision will be announced. If any change occurs, the information is refreshed as soon as practicable. However, the CMA cannot guarantee that the decision will be announced on or before this current deadline, as the deadline of a given case may change during the merger assessment process due to different reasons.

The CMA is investigating the Kohlberg/Bemis transaction in parallel with the Kohlberg/Nelipak transaction.

Phase 1

Initial enforcement order

9 August 2019: the CMA has served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Kohlberg & Company, LLC and KNPAK Acquisition Limited, in relation to the acquisition by Kohlberg & Company, LLC, through KNPAK Acquisition Limited, of certain subsidiaries of Bemis Company, Inc.

Contact

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

Miriam Kenner
Competition and Markets Authority
The Cabot,
25 Cabot Square,
London
E14 4QZ

Miriam.Kenner@cma.gov.uk

Published 13 August 2019
Last updated 15 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Initial enforcement order published.
  2. First published.