Orkla House / L.G. Harris merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Orkla House Care Norge AS of L.G. Harris & Co. Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|26 August 2016||Decision published|
|28 July 2016||Decision announced|
|14 June to 28 June 2016||Invitation to comment|
|14 June 2016||Launch of merger inquiry|
CMA clearance decision
28 July 2016: The CMA has cleared the acquisition by Orkla House Care Norge AS of L.G. Harris & Co. Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (26.8.16)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
14 June 2016: 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
14 June 2016: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (14.6.16)
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 14 June 2016
Updated: 26 August 2016
Opened: 14 June 2016
Closed: 26 August 2016
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- First published.