STERIS Corporation / Synergy Health merger inquiry

The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by STERIS Corporation of Synergy Health plc.

Case number: ME/6489/14

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
26 February 2015 Decision published
9 February 2015 Decision announced
5 January 2015 Launch of merger inquiry
5 January 2015 to 15 January 2015 Invitation to comment

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

9 February 2015: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by STERIS Corporation of Synergy Health plc. The full text of the decision is available below.

Launch of merger inquiry

5 January 2015: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.

Invitation to comment: Now closed

5 January 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.

Contact

Please send written representations about any competition issues to:

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

alba.ziso@cma.gsi.gov.uk

Published 16 December 2014
Last updated 26 February 2015 + show all updates
  1. Full text of the decision published.
  2. Clearance decision announced.
  3. Commencement of initial period notice added.
  4. First published.