Government interventions on public interest grounds—merger cases tracker
Government interventions on public interest grounds—merger cases tracker

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

  • Government interventions on public interest grounds—merger cases tracker
  • Ongoing cases
  • Completed cases
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2013
  • 2011
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Government interventions on public interest grounds—merger cases tracker

This summarises ongoing and completed merger transactions in which the UK government has intervened on public interest grounds under the Enterprise Act 2002.

Ongoing cases

PartiesStagePublic interest groundIndustry sector; product marketDevelopment
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc/Xilinx, Inc (anticipated acquisition)

Phase 1

National security

Electronics

• Merger notified the Secretary of State for DCMS—11/05/2021
• Case page

NVIDIA/Arm (anticipated acquisition)

Phase 1

National security

Electronics

• Secretary of State for DCMS issues a PIIN
• Case page

Completed cases

2021

PartiesStagePublic interest groundIndustry sector; product marketDecision
Imprivata, Inc/Isosec Limited (anticipated acquisition)

Phase 1

National security

Electronics

• Merger abandoned—10/05/2021
• Merger notified to Secretary of State for BEIS
• Case page

2020

PartiesStagePublic interest groundIndustry sector; product marketDecision
Gardner Aerospace Holdings Limited/Impcross Limited (anticipated acquisition)

Phase 1

National security

Aerospace

Undertakings accepted by Secretary of State (to abandon merger)—08/09/2020
• UiLs
• Case page

DMG Media Limited/JPIMedia Publications Limited (completed acquisition)

Phase 1

Media plurality

Communications—publishing of national print newspapers, the supply of online news, the supply of advertising in national print newspapers and the supply of
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