Stagecoach Devon / First Devon & Cornwall merger inquiry
The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition of the Plymouth depot business and certain associated assets of First Devon & Cornwall Limited by Stagecoach Devon Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|4 November 2015||Decision published|
|21 September 2015||Decision announced|
|12 August 2015||Launch of merger inquiry|
|11 to 25 August 2015||Invitation to comment|
CMA clearance decision
21 September 2015: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition of the Plymouth depot business and certain associated assets of First Devon & Cornwall Limited by Stagecoach Devon Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (4.11.15)
Launch of merger inquiry
12 August 2015: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (14.8.15)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
11 August 2015: 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.
Please send written representations about any competition issues to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 11 August 2015
Opened: 11 August 2015
Closed: 4 November 2015
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- Commencement of initial period notice published.
- First published.