The CMA investigated and cleared the anticipated acquisition by Wilhelmsen Maritime Services of Drew Marine’s technical solutions, fire, safety and rescue businesses.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|6 September 2017||Decision announced|
|18 July 2017||Launch of merger inquiry|
|11 to 25 July 2017||Invitation to comment|
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 will be available shortly.
Launch of merger inquiry
18 July 2017: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
- Commencement of initial period notice (19.7.17)
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.
Please send written representations about any competition issues to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 11 July 2017
Updated: 6 September 2017
Opened: 11 July 2017
- Clearance decision announced.
- Launch of CMA merger inquiry.
- First published.