Pure Gym / LA fitness merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the completed acquisition by Pure Gym Limited of the LA fitness business.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|17 September 2015||Decision published|
|14 August 2015||Decision announced|
|1 July to 11 July 2015||Invitation to comment|
|1 July 2015||Launch of merger inquiry|
|29 May 2015||Initial enforcement order|
CMA clearance decision
14 August 2015: The CMA has cleared the acquisition by Pure Gym Limited of the LA fitness business. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (17.9.15)
Revocation of initial enforcement order
16 July 2015: In view of the evidence available to the CMA at this stage, the CMA revoked the initial enforcement order. A copy of the order is available below.
- Revocation order (16.7.15)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
1 July 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 CMA merger inquiry
1 July 2015: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
Initial enforcement order
29 May 2015: The CMA served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Pure Gym Limited and CCMP Capital Partners, LLC in relation to the completed acquisition by Pure Gym Limited of the LA fitness business. A copy of the order is available below.
- Initial enforcement order (5.6.15)
Please send written representations about any competition issues to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 29 May 2015
Updated: 14 August 2015
Opened: 29 May 2015
Closed: 17 September 2015
- Clearance decision announced.
- Revocation order published.
- Launch of CMA merger inquiry.
- Initial enforcement order and derogations published.
- First published.