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Merger inquiry outcome statistics

Statistics showing the outcomes of merger inquiries examined under the Enterprise Act 2002.

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Merger inquiry outcomes

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These figures detail the outcomes of all merger inquiries completed in each year, from 1 April 2004 to the latest full month.

Please note that decisions up to and including 31 March 2014 were given by the Office of Fair Trading and the Competition Commission. Decisions on or after 1 April 2014 were given by the Competition and Markets Authority.

More information about overall UK merger activity is available from the Office for National Statistics’s quarterly statistical bulletin on mergers and acquisitions involving UK companies.

Published 7 May 2014
Last updated 3 January 2018 + full page history
  1. Updated statistics added for December 2017.
  2. Updated statistics added for November 2017.
  3. Updated statistics added for October 2017.
  4. Updated statistics added for September 2017.
  5. Updated statistics added for August 2017.
  6. Updated statistics added for July 2017.
  7. Updated statistics added for June 2017.
  8. Updated statistics added for May 2017.
  9. Updated statistics added for April 2017.
  10. Updated statistics added for March 2017.
  11. Updated statistics added for February 2017.
  12. Updated statistics added for January 2017.
  13. Updated statistics added for December 2016.
  14. Updated statistics added for November 2016.
  15. Updated statistics added for October 2016.
  16. Updated statistics added for September 2016.
  17. Updated statistics added for August 2016.
  18. Updated statistics added for July 2016.
  19. Updated statistics added for June 2016.
  20. Updated statistics added for May 2016.
  21. Updated statistics added for April 2016.
  22. Updated statistics added for March 2016.
  23. Updated statistics added for February 2016.
  24. Updated statistics added for January 2016.
  25. Updated statistics added for December 2015.
  26. Updated statistics added for November 2015.
  27. Updated statistics added for October 2015.
  28. Updated statistics added for September 2015.
  29. Updated statistics added for August 2015.
  30. Updated statistics added for July 2015.
  31. Updated statistics added for June 2015.
  32. Updated statistics added for May 2015.
  33. Updated statistics added for April 2015.
  34. Updated statistics added for March 2015.
  35. Updated statistics added for February 2015.
  36. Updated statistics added for January 2015.
  37. Updated statistics added for December 2014.
  38. Updated statistics added for October 2014.
  39. Merger statistics added for July 2014
  40. Updated statistics for May 2014.
  41. First published.