The CMA investigated and cleared the anticipated acquisition by Standard Life plc of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|18 July 2017||Decision published|
|22 June 2017||Decision announced|
|22 May to 6 June 2017||Invitation to comment|
|22 May 2017||Launch of merger inquiry|
CMA clearance decision
22 June 2017: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Standard Life plc of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (18.7.17)
Invitation to comment: Now closed
22 May 2017: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction, if carried into effect, will result 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 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
22 May 2017: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (22.5.17)
Published: 22 May 2017
Updated: 18 July 2017
Opened: 22 May 2017
Closed: 18 July 2017
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- First published.