The OFT obtains and reviews information relating to merger situations and, where necessary, refers any relevant mergers to the Competition Commission for further investigation if it is felt that it will lead to a substantial lessening of competition within any market for goods or services in the UK.
Use this section to gain background knowledge of the work that they OFT does around mergers to ensure markets remain competitive.
What's new 10 - 14 February 2014
IP Group / Fusion IP - merger notice
ITV Variation of Undertakings - variation of undertakings review
First Manchester Limited / Finglands Coachways Limited - full text of decision published
Access information on current active merger cases.
The mergers undertakings register is a public register that provides the text of any undertakings accepted or orders made under Part 3 of the Enterprise Act 2002.
The Register provides details of orders made and undertakings currently in force under the monopoly and mergers provisions of the Fair Trading Act 1973.