Marston Holdings / Collectica merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the completed acquisition by Marston Holdings Ltd of Collectica Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|23 December 2014||Decision published|
|26 November 2014||Decision announced|
|1 October to 15 October 2014||Invitation to comment|
|6 August 2014||Initial enforcement order|
CMA clearance decision
26 November 2014: The CMA has cleared the completed acquisition by Marston Holdings Limited of Collectica Limited. The full text of the decision is available below:
- Full text decision (23.12.14)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
1 October 2014: 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.
Initial enforcement order
6 August 2014: The CMA imposed an initial enforcement order on Marston pursuant to section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002.
- Initial order (13.08.14)
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Competition and Markets Authority