The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, today (12 May 2017) announced that he has accepted statutory undertakings from the parties involved in the proposed acquisition of Sepura plc by Hytera Communications Corporation Limited and that the acquisition will not therefore be referred to the Competition and Markets Authority for a further assessment.
The decision follows a public consultation on the content of the draft undertakings. Having carefully considered the representations received, the Secretary of State believes the undertakings will provide assurance that sensitive information and technology are protected and ensure the continued supply of a repair service for secure communications devices used by the emergency services.
The Secretary of State is publishing a copy of the signed undertakings.
See the related consultation and public interest intervention notice.