Wilhelmsen Maritime Services / Drew Marine merger inquiry

The CMA investigated and cleared the anticipated acquisition by Wilhelmsen Maritime Services of Drew Marine’s technical solutions, fire, safety and rescue businesses.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
28 September 2017 Decision published
6 September 2017 Decision announced
18 July 2017 Launch of merger inquiry
11 to 25 July 2017 Invitation to comment

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

6 September 2017: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Wilhelmsen Maritime Services of Drew Marine’s technical solutions, fire, safety and rescue businesses. The full text of the decision is available below.

Launch of merger inquiry

18 July 2017: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.

Invitation to comment: Now closed

11 July 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.

Contact

mergersupportteam@cma.gsi.gov.uk

Published 11 July 2017
Last updated 28 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Full text of the decision published.
  2. Clearance decision announced.
  3. Launch of CMA merger inquiry.
  4. First published.