In the first ever request of its kind, the UK’s financial watchdog formally referred investment consultants to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
The UK’s competition watchdog has approved a £2.2bn oil merger between Wood Group and Amec Foster Wheeler.
Sainsbury’s, the second-biggest supermarket chain in the UK, has halted discussions of its £130m takeover bid with wholesaler Nisa until the the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) publishes its ruling on a similar deal between Tesco and Booker.
Tesco and Sainsbury’s are taking over the independent corner shop market in Britain.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) could launch an in-depth investigation into food delivery service Just Eat’s planned acquisition of rival Hungryhouse amid concerns that the merger threatens restaurants.