Medtronic / Animas Corporation merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the completed acquisition by Medtronic plc of certain assets of Animas Corporation.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 Date Action
30 May 2018 Decision announced
9 April 2018 Launch of merger inquiry
19 February 2018 Initial enforcement order

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

30 May 2018: The CMA has cleared the completed acquisition by Medtronic plc of certain assets of Animas Corporation.

Revocation of initial enforcement order

2 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: closed 23 April 2018

9 April 2018: 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

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

Initial enforcement order

19 February 2018: The CMA has served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Medtronic plc and Medtronic Limited, in relation to the completed acquisition by Medtronic plc of certain assets of Animas Corporation.

Amendments/consents granted:

Contact

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

Nick Wright
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row
London
WC1B 4AD

Nick.Wright@cma.gsi.gov.uk

Published 19 February 2018
Last updated 10 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Full text of the decision published.
  2. Clearance decision announced.
  3. Revocation order published.
  4. Launch of CMA merger inquiry and Invitation to comment issued
  5. Derogation published.
  6. Derogation published.
  7. Derogation and variation order published.
  8. Derogation published.
  9. First published.