Meadow Foods / Roilvest merger inquiry

The CMA investigated and cleared the completed acquisition by Meadow Foods (Holdings) Limited of Roilvest Limited.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 Date Action
27 July 2018 Decision published
18 June 2018 Decision announced
26 April to 11 May 2018 Invitation to comment
26 April 2018 Launch of merger inquiry
22 March 2018 Initial enforcement order

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

18 June 2018: The CMA has cleared the completed acquisition by Meadow Foods (Holdings) Limited of Roilvest Limited.

Revocation of initial enforcement order

30 May 2018: In view of the evidence available to the CMA at this stage, the CMA has revoked the initial enforcement order.

Invitation to comment: Now closed

26 April 2018: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction, if carried into effect, will result 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 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

26 April 2018: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.

Initial enforcement order

22 March 2018: The CMA has served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on P&P Green UK Holdings Ltd and Meadow Foods (Holdings) Limited, in relation to the completed acquisition by Meadow Foods (Holdings) Limited of Roilvest Limited.

Contact

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

mergersupportteam@cma.gsi.gov.uk

Published 26 March 2018
Last updated 27 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Full text decision published.
  2. Clearance decision announced.
  3. The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
  4. First published.