RNS Number : 5667R
Competition and Markets Authority
01 July 2020
Start of CMA Merger Investigation: anticipated acquisition by Breedon Group plc of certain assets of Cemex Investments Limited.
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.
The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the Parties on 1 July 2020 and has a deadline of 26 August 2020 for its phase 1 decision.
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