The CMA investigated and cleared the completed acquisition by MSV Group Limited of the circuit business operating at the Donington Park motor racing circuit and related assets and land interests.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|31 August 2017||Decision published|
|11 August 2017||Decision announced|
|16 June 2017||Launch of merger inquiry|
|15 to 29 June 2017||Invitation to comment|
|2 March 2017||Initial enforcement order|
CMA clearance decision
11 August 2017: The CMA has cleared the completed acquisition by MSV Group Limited of the circuit business operating at the Donington Park motor racing circuit and related assets and land interests. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (31.8.17)
Launch of merger inquiry
16 June 2017: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (16.6.17)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
15 June 2017: The Competition and Markets Authority (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 may be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or servicess.
Initial enforcement order
On 2 March 2017, the CMA served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 MSV Group Limited and Motorsport Vision Limited, in relation to the completed acquisition by MSV Group Limited of the circuit business operating at the Donington Park motor racing circuit and related assets and land interests.
- Initial enforcement order (3.3.17)
- Derogation 28 April 2017 (11.5.17)
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 3 March 2017
Updated: 31 August 2017
Opened: 3 March 2017
Closed: 31 August 2017
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- Launch of merger inquiry.
- Invitation to comment issued.
- Derogation published.
- First published.