The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Phonak AG of Comfort Audio I Halmstad AB.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|16 October 2014||Decision published|
|17 September 2014||Decision announced|
|22 July 2014||Launch of merger inquiry and invitation to comment|
Case reference: ME/6451/14
CMA clearance decision
17 September 2014: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Phonak AG of Comfort Audio I Halmstad AB. The full text of the decision is available below:
- Full text decision (16.10.14)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
22 July 2014: The CMA is considering whether arrangements are in progress or in contemplation which, 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.
Launch of CMA merger inquiry
22 July 2014: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
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