17 October 2014: 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
17 October 2014: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
On 15 September 2014, an initial enforcement order under Section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 was put in place against Roanza Limited, Enza Group Limited and Robert Smith Group Limited by the CMA. A copy of the order can be found below: