|Phase 1 date||Action|
|10 June 2016||Decision published|
|9 May 2016||Decision announced|
|11 March to 29 March 2016||Invitation to comment|
|11 March 2016||Launch of merger inquiry|
|5 February 2016||Initial enforcement order|
CMA clearance decision
9 May 2016: The CMA has cleared the completed acquisition by Peninsula Business Services Group Limited of Croner Group Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (10.6.16)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
11 March 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
11 March 2016: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (11.3.16)
Initial enforcement order
4 February 2016: The CMA served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Rainy City Investments Limited and Peninsula Business Services Group Limited (Peninsula) in relation to the completed acquisition by Peninsula of Croner Group Limited.
- Initial enforcement order (5.2.16)
- Derogation 25 April 2016 (16.5.16)
- Derogation 24 March 2016 (4.4.16)
- Derogation 26 February 2016 (26.2.16)
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority