StepStone UK Holding Limited / Evenbase Recruitment Limited

The CMA is investigating the anticipated acquisition by StepStone UK Holding Limited of Evenbase Recruitment Limited.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
30 September 2014 Decision published
8 September 2014 Decision announced
11 July 2014 Launch of merger inquiry

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

8 September 2014: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by StepStone UK Holding Limited of Evenbase Recruitment Limited. The full text of the decision is available below:

Invitation to comment: Now closed

14 July 2014: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction 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 CMA merger inquiry

11 July 2014: The parties submitted a notification of the anticipated merger to the CMA. The CMA considered the parties’ notification to be a ‘complete merger notice’.

Contact

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

Clementine Messent
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
37 Southampton Row
London
WC1B 4AD

Clementine.messent@cma.gsi.gov.uk

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