Rentokil Initial plc / MPCL Limited (formerly Mitie Pest Control Limited) merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the completed acquisition by Rentokil Initial plc of MPCL Limited (formerly Mitie Pest Control Limited).

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 Date Action
TBC Deadline for phase 1 decision*
TBC Launch of merger inquiry
9 October 2018 Initial enforcement order

(*) This date is the current statutory deadline by when the decision will be announced. If any change occurs, the information is refreshed as soon as practicable. However, the CMA cannot guarantee that the decision will be announced on or before this current deadline, as the deadline of a given case may change during the merger assessment process due to different reasons.

Phase 1

Initial enforcement order

On 9 October 2018, the CMA served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Rentokil Initial plc, in relation to the completed acquisition by Rentokil Initial plc of MPCL Limited (formerly known as Mitie Pest Control Limited).

Amendments/consents granted:


Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:

Lasse Burmester
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row

Published 12 October 2018
Last updated 14 November 2018 + show all updates
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