Liberty Media / Formula One merger inquiry
The CMA investigated and cleared the anticipated acquisition by Liberty Media of Formula One Group.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|6 January 2017||Decision published|
|16 December 2016||Decision announced|
|7 to 21 November 2016||Invitation to comment|
|7 November 2016||Launch of merger inquiry|
CMA clearance decision
16 December 2016: The CMA has cleared the acquisition by Liberty Media of Formula One Group. The full text is available below.
- Full text decision (6.1.17)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
7 November 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 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
7 November 2016: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (7.11.16)
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 7 November 2016
Updated: 6 January 2017
Opened: 7 November 2016
Closed: 6 January 2017
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- First published.