|21 March 2013||OFT clearance decision|
|24 December 2013||Statutory timetable re-started|
|4 December 2013||Statutory timetable suspended|
|3 December 2014 – 16 December 2014||Invitation to comment|
|20 November 2013||Merger inquiry launched|
OFT clearance decision: 21 March 2014
The decision in this case was announced on 21 March 2014. The full text of the decision is available below:
- Full text decision (PDF, 409 Kb) (17.04.2014)
Statutory timetable Suspended: 4 December 2013 – 24 December 2013
The statutory timetable was suspended by notice due to non-receipt of information required by the OFT. The statutory timetable re-started following receipt of information required.
Invitation to Comment: Now Closed
The OFT is considering whether this acquisition 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.
Merger inquiry Launched: 20 November 2013
The merger was identified by the Mergers Intelligence Unit and an enquiry letter sent to Ridgeway on 20 November 2014.
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority
37 Southampton Row