The CMA has referred the merger of Bournemouth Water with South West Water for an in-depth phase 2 investigation.  Click here.

The CMA has opened a consultation on the undertakings offered by Greene King to address competition concerns relating to its purchase of the Spirit Pub Company.  Click here.

The CMA has cleared the completed acquisition by Pork Farms Caspian of the chilled savoury pastry business of Kerry Foods.  This confirms the provisional findings issued in April.  Click here.

The CMA has provisionally cleared the completed acquisition by Sonoco Products Company of Weidenhammer Packaging Group. The CMA believes that customers of composite cans for food products will be protected from the risk of the merged company raising prices, or reducing quality, through their ability to switch to other suppliers or to alternative forms of packaging.  Click here.

The CMA is consulting on proposed undertakings in lieu of a reference in relation to GTCR’s acquisition of Gorkana Group.  Click here.