Recently Asked Questions

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

Question:

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

Answer:

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

Posted 09/05/19

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Previous Question:

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