Micronclean / Fenland Laundries / Guardline Technology

Completed acquisition by Micronclean Limited (a company jointly controlled by Micronclean (Newbury) Limited and Fenland Laundries Limited) of Guardline Technology Limited - issued 31 March 2014.

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision: 20 May 2014

The decision in this case was announced on 20 May 2014. The full text of the decision is available below:

Initial undertakings

Name of acquirer: Micronclean Limited
Description of merger: Completed acquisition by Micronclean Limited (a company jointly controlled by Micronclean (Newbury) Limited and Fenland Laundries Limited) of Guardline Technology Limited.
Date original undertakings accepted: 24/12/2013
Companies giving undertakings: Micronclean (Newbury) Limited, Micronclean Limited and Fenland Laundries Limited
Nature of undertakings: Hold separate undertakings
SIC code: 74.70/9
Case reference: ME/6353/13
Details of undertakings: Download the full text of the undertakings (pdf 102kb)

Amendments/consents:  7 January 2014 (pdf 36kb)

Informal submission

The Office of Fair Trading is considering whether arrangements are in progress or in contemplation which, 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.

Affected sector: Cleanroom Products and Services

Invitation to comment

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

Raúl Nieto

Email: raul.nieto@cma.gsi.gov.uk

Tel: 020 3738 6866

to arrive by 9 April 2014

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