Zenith Hygiene Group / Bain Capital merger inquiry

The CMA investigated and cleared the anticipated acquisition by Bain Capital of Zenith Hygiene Group plc.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
3 April 2018 Decision published
19 March 2018 Decision announced
24 January – 7 February 2018 Invitation to comment
24 January 2018 Launch of merger enquiry

Phase 1

CMA clearance decision

19 March 2018: The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Bain Capital of Zenith Hygiene Group plc. The full text of the decision is below.

Invitation to comment: Now closed

24 January 2018: 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.

Launch of merger inquiry

24 January 2018: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.

Contact

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

Faye Fullalove
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row
London
WC1B 4AD

faye.fullalove@cma.gsi.gov.uk

Published 24 January 2018
Last updated 3 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Full text decision published.
  2. Clearance decision announced.
  3. First published.