National Grid / PPL WPD Investments Merger Inquiry

The CMA is investigating the anticipated acquisition by National Grid Holdings One plc of PPL WPD Investments Limited.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 Action
TBC Deadline for Phase 1 decision (*)
TBC Launch of merger inquiry (**)
9 June 2021 Initial enforcement order

(*) This date is the current statutory deadline by when the decision will be announced. If any change occurs, the information is refreshed as soon as practicable. However, the CMA cannot guarantee that the decision will be announced on or before this current deadline, as the deadline of a given case may change during the merger assessment process due to different reasons.

(**) The CMA has decided to investigate this transaction and has made an initial enforcement order. This case page will be updated when the CMA formally commences its phase 1 investigation.

Initial enforcement order

9 June 2021: The CMA has served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 in relation to the anticipated acquisition by National Grid Holdings One plc of PPL WPD Investments Limited

Contact

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

Kalani Herath

kalani.herath@cma.gov.uk

Christina Kanakari

christina.kanakari@cma.gov.uk

Please note that, due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the CMA’s offices across the UK are closed until further notice. We are no longer able to accept delivery of any documents or correspondence by post or courier to any of our offices.

Published 10 June 2021