Pure Gym Limited/The Gym Limited [Archived]
Pure Gym Limited/The Gym Limited [Archived]

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ARCHIVED–this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the abandonment of the transaction on 01/08/2014; it is no longer maintained.

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Case facts

Outline UK merger investigation into the anticipated merger between Pure Gym Limited and The Gym Limited.

Latest developments On 16 July 2014 the parties announced that they had abandoned the proposed merger following the CMA's referral for a phase II investigation. The investigation was formally cancelled by the CMA on 1 August 2014.

The CMA referred the transaction for a phase II investigation on 26 June 2014. The CMA's phase II deadline is 10 December 2014.

The parties had offered undertakings in lieu at phase I, bu