Roanza / Enza Group and Robert Smith Group merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the completed acquisition by Roanza Limited of Enza Group Limited and Robert Smith Group Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|10 February 2015||Decision published|
|12 December 2014||Decision announced|
|17 to 31 October 2014||Invitation to comment|
|17 October 2014||Launch of merger inquiry|
|15 September 2014||Initial enforcement order|
CMA clearance decision
12 December 2014: The CMA has cleared the acquisition by Roanza Limited of Enza Group Limited and Robert Smith Group Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (10.2.15)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
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.
- Commencement of initial period notice (17.10.14)
Initial enforcement order
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:
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 12 December 2014
Updated: 10 February 2015
Opened: 16 September 2014
Closed: 10 February 2015
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.