Focus Antitrust - 12 February 2020
In The News
CMA provisionally finds competition concerns in airline booking merger
The CMA has provisionally found that Sabre’s proposed takeover of Farelogix raises competition concerns in relation to the supply of software solutions to airlines for booking flights. Click here.
CMA provisionally finds competition concerns in JD Sports/Footasylum merger
The CMA has provisionally found that JD Sports’ takeover of Footasylum could raise competition concerns in the sportswear sector. Click here.
European Commission opens phase 2 investigation into proposed acquisition of GrandVision by EssilorLuxottica.
The European Commission has opened a phase 2 investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of GrandVision by EssilorLuxottica. The Commission is concerned that the merger may reduce competition for the wholesale supply of ophthalmic lenses and eyewear, as well as for the retail supply of optical products. Click here.
- The CMA has issued a supplementary statement of objections in relation to its hydrocortisone investigations. The CMA has been conducting three separate investigations into alleged excessive and unfair pricing, anti-competitive agreements and abusive conduct in relation to the supply of hydrocortisone tablets in the UK. Click here.
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