Friday, 23 June 2017

UK competition watchdog requests to review 3UK/O2 merger

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 05 October 15

Competition and Markets Authority says impact of transaction will be limited to U.K. consumers; decision due by 30 October.

As expected, the U.K.'s competition watchdog has asked the European Commission for the right to examine 3UK parent CK Hutchison's proposed acquisition of O2 UK. In a statement late last week, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said that it is appropriate for Brussels to refer the case to the CMA because the transaction's impact is likely to only affect U…

As expected, the U.K.'s competition watchdog has asked the European Commission for the right to examine 3UK parent CK Hutchison's proposed acquisition of O2 UK. In a statement late last week, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said that it is appropriate for Brussels to refer the case to the CMA because the transaction's impact is likely to only affect U…

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