Leidos Holdings Inc / Lockheed Martin’s IS&GS business merger inquiry

The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Leidos Holdings Inc of the IS&GS business of Lockheed Martin Corporation.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
5 August 2016 Decision published
13 July 2016 Decision announced
31 May to 14 June 2016 Invitation to comment
31 May 2016 Launch of merger inquiry

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

13 July 2016: The CMA has cleared the acquisition by Leidos Holdings Inc of the IS&GS business of Lockheed Martin Corporation. The full text of the decision is available below

Invitation to comment: Now closed

31 May 2016: 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 2001 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

31 May 2016: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.


Please send written representations about any competition issue to:

Lasse Burmester
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row


Published 31 May 2016
Last updated 5 August 2016 + show all updates
  1. Full text of the decision published.
  2. Clearance decision announced.
  3. First published.