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|
|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|
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.
- Full text decision (28.9.17)
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.
Published: 11 July 2017
Updated: 28 September 2017
Opened: 11 July 2017
Closed: 28 September 2017
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- Launch of CMA merger inquiry.
- First published.