The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Lhoist UK Limited of Steetley Dolomite Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|4 December 2014||Decision published|
|30 September 2014||Decision announced|
|4 August 2014||Launch of merger investigation|
CMA clearance decision
30 September 2014: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Lhoist UK Limited of Steetley Dolomite Limited. The full text of the decision is available below:
- Full text decision (4.12.14)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
5 August 2014: The CMA 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
4 August 2014: The CMA notified the parties that they had provided a satisfactory merger notice such that the initial period would commence on 5 August 2014.
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Competition and Markets Authority