The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Lagan Cement Products Ltd of the roof tile business of Quinn Building Products Ltd

Administrative timetable

Phase 1 Action
11 April 2014 Merger submission withdrawn
19 March 2014 – 28 March 2014 Invitation to comment
13 March 2014 Merger inquiry launched

Phase 1

Merger submission withdrawn: 11 April 2014

The CMA has closed its merger enquiry following the withdrawal of the merger submission. The CMA understands that the proposed merger has been abandoned.

Invitation to comment – Now closed

The OFT is considering whether this acquisition 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 CMA merger inquiry: 13 March 2014

The OFT launched its merger inquiry following receipt of a satisfactory submission on 13 March 2014.


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

Peter Swan
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
37 Southampton Row

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