Steven Eagell / Toyota Dealerships merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the completed acquisition by Steven Eagell Limited of 7 Toyota dealerships and 2 Lexus dealerships from Lancaster Motor Company.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
TBC Deadline for phase 1 decision (*)
TBC Invitation to comment
7 March 2017 Variation order
3 March 2017 Initial enforcement order

(*)This date is the current statutory deadline by when the decision will be announced. If any change occurs, the information is refreshed as soon as practicable. However, the CMA cannot guarantee that the decision will be announced on or before this current deadline, as the deadline of a given case may change during the merger assessment process due to different reasons.

Phase 1

Initial enforcement order

On 3 March 2017, the CMA served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Steven Eagell Limited, in relation to the completed acquisition by Steven Eagell Limited of 7 Toyota and 2 Lexus dealerships and related assets from Lancaster Motor Company.


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

Lasse Burmester
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row

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