Fenland/Fishers Services’ Cleanroom Laundry business [Archived]
Fenland/Fishers Services’ Cleanroom Laundry business [Archived]

The following Competition guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Fenland/Fishers Services’ Cleanroom Laundry business [Archived]
  • Case facts
  • Timeline

CASE HUB

ARCHIVED–this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the abandonment of the transaction on 7 January 2016; it is no longer maintained.

See further, timeline.

Case facts

Outline UK merger investigation into the anticipated acquisition by Fenland Laundries Limited of the Cleanroom Laundry business of Fishers Services Limited. The transaction involves horizontal overlaps in markets for the provision of cleanroom laundry services to customers operating within sterile environments.

Latest developments On 7 January 2016, the CMA formally cancelled its phase 2 investigation into the anticipated acquisition following the parties announcement (and the CMA receiving assurances from the parties) that they had abandoned the transaction.

Parties Fenland Laundries Limited (Fenland) is based in Skegness, Lincolnshire. Fenland currently operates under a joint venture agreement with Berendsen Cleanroom Services Limited (Berendsen) under the Micronclean trademark. Under the joint venture, Fenland serves customers in