ZPG / Websky merger inquiry
The CMA investigated and cleared the completed acquisition by ZPG Plc of Websky Limited.
|Phase 1 date||Action|
|24 July 2017||Decision published|
|29 June 2017||Decision announced|
|5 to 19 May 2017||Invitation to comment|
|5 May 2017||Launch of merger inquiry|
|31 March 2017||Initial enforcement order|
CMA clearance decision
29 June 2017: The CMA has cleared the completed acquisition by ZPG Plc of Websky Limited. The full text of the decision is available below.
- Full text decision (24.7.17)
Invitation to comment: now closed
5 May 2017: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction 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 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
5 May 2017: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.
Initial enforcement order
On 29 March 2017, the CMA served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on ZPG plc, in relation to the completed acquisition by ZPG Plc of Websky Limited.
- Initial enforcement order (31.3.17)
- Derogation 5 April 2017 (5.4.17)
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority
Published: 31 March 2017
Updated: 24 July 2017
Opened: 5 May 2017
Closed: 24 July 2017
- Full text of the decision published.
- Clearance decision announced.
- Launch of merger inquiry.
- Derogation published.
- First published.