Open International / Transactor Global Solutions merger inquiry

The CMA investigated and cleared the anticipated acquisition by Open International Limited of Transactor Global Solutions Limited and related businesses.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
26 July 2017 Decision published
17 July 2017 Decision announced
7 to 21 June 2017 Invitation to comment
6 June 2017 Launch of merger inquiry

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

17 July 2017: The CMA has cleared the the anticipated acquisition by Open International Limited of Transactor Global Solutions Limited and related businesses. The full text of the decision is available below.

Invitation to comment: Now closed

7 June 2017: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction, 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 for goods or services.

Launch of merger inquiry

6 June 2017: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.

Contact

mergersupportteam@cma.gsi.gov.uk

Published 7 June 2017
Last updated 26 July 2017 + show all updates
  1. Full text of the decision published.
  2. Clearance decision announced.
  3. First published.