Medical equipment sector: suspected anti-competitive conduct

The CMA investigated a suspected breach of competition law in the medical equipment sector, under Chapter II CA98 and Article 102 TFEU.

Case timetable

Date Action
February 2017 Decision to close the investigation on administrative priority grounds
April 2016 to October 2016 (estimate) Initial investigation: information gathering, including issuance of formal or informal information requests and parties’ responses
12 April 2016 Investigation opened

Case closure statement

On 15 February 2017, the CMA closed its investigation into a suspected breach of competition law in the medical sector on the grounds of administrative priorities.

The reasons for closing the investigation are set out in the CMA’s case closure statement.


Assistant project director

Michelle Baker (020 3738 6166,

Project director

Bethan Watts (020 3738 6564,

Senior responsible officer

Ann Pope (020 3738 6786,

Published 12 April 2016
Last updated 17 February 2017 + show all updates
  1. Investigation closed and case closure statement published.
  2. First published.