Vitec Investments Limited / Autocue Group Limited

The CMA investigated the anticipated acquisition by Vitec Investments Limited of Autocue Group Limited.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
10 November 2014 Decision published
30 September 2014 Decision announced
4 August 2014 Launch of merger inquiry
4 August to 15 August 2014 Invitation to comment

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

30 September 2014: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Vitec Investments Limited of Autocue Group Limited. The full text of the decision is available below:

Launch of CMA merger inquiry

4 August 2014: The parties submitted a notification of the anticipated acquisition by Vitec Investments Limited of Autocue Group Limited merger to the CMA. The CMA considered the parties’ notification to be a complete merger notice.

Invitation to comment: Now closed

4 August 2014: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction, if carried into effect, 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 or public interest to:

Tom Wood
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row
London
WC1B 4AD

Thomas.wood@cma.gsi.gov.uk

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