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.

Statutory timetable

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

Phase 1

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.

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.

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:

Amendments/consents granted:

Contact

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

Victoria Yuan
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row
London
WC1B 4AD

victoria.yuan@cma.gsi.gov.uk

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