UK mergers enforcement actions—closed cases tracker

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

  • UK mergers enforcement actions—closed cases tracker
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017

UK mergers enforcement actions—closed cases tracker

This summarises completed UK merger enforcement actions since 2017.

For information on completed Commission phase I merger investigations, see UK phase 1 mergers—closed cases tracker. For information on completed Commission phase II merger investigations, see UK phase 2 mergers—closed cases tracker.

2021

Case StageIndustry sectorIssuesDecision
ION Investment Group Limited/Broadway Technology Holdings LLC (completed acquisition)

Phase 1

Financial services

Failure to comply with IEO

• Penalty notice imposed—07/08/2021; £325,000 fine imposed

2020

Case StageIndustry sectorIssuesDecision
JD Sports Fashion plc/Footasylum plc (completed acquisition)

Phase 2

Sports casual fashion

Failure to comply with IEO

• Penalty notice withdrawn—15/10/2020
• Penalty notice imposed—29/07/2020; £300,000 fine imposed

Appeal lodged before the CAT in 1354/4/12/20

Amazon/Deliveroo (minority shareholding)Phase 2

Online food ordering and delivery Failure to comply with s109 notices

• Penalty notice imposed—26/08/2020; £55,000 fine imposed

2019

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