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CMA probes Earthport takeover by Visa

Source: CMA

The CMA is investigating the anticipated acquisition by Visa International Service Association of Earthport plc.

Invitation to comment: closes 18 April 2019

04 April 2019: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction, if carried into effect, will result in the creation of a relevant merger situation under the merger provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002 and, if so, whether the creation of that situation may be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services.
Launch of merger inquiry

03 April 2019: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.

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