NBTY / Dr. Organic merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by NBTY (2015) Limited of Dr. Organic Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|14 December 2015||Decision published|
|18 November 2015||Decision announced|
|2 October to 9 October 2015||Invitation to comment|
|2 October 2015||Launch of merger inquiry|
CMA clearance decision
18 November 2015: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by NBTY (2015) Limited of Dr. Organic Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (14.12.15)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
2 October 2015: 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
2 October 2015: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
Please send written representations about any competition issues to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 2 October 2015
Updated: 14 December 2015
Opened: 2 October 2015
Closed: 14 December 2015
- Full text of the decision published.
- First published.