Recently Asked Questions

Here’s the latest in my series of ‘Recently Asked Questions’ about UK Merger Control.


“What proportion of mergers does the CMA end up clearing?”


On April 1st the CMA completed its first five years. Over that period the figures have been as follows:

Posted 09/05/19


Previous Question:

“The CMA’s Provisional Findings on the Sainsbury/Asda deal have surprised a lot of people. Is this surprising?”