DX Group’s multi-million pound takeover of Legal Post (Scotland) and First Post appears to be back on track, after the UK competition authority lifted an enforcement order pausing the deal. In a statement today, DX Group said the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had lifted its initial enforcement order. Enforcement orders such as this delay the integration of businesses, providing the CMA time to look into the implications of deals it feels could lead to a lessening of competition […]
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is about to enter the final stage of its investigation into Mercedes-Benz and five vehicle dealerships over suspected breaches of the Competition Act in the distribution of commercial vehicles. The investigation, launched in 2010, relates to five separate alleged infringements between March 2007 and January 2010, each of them involving two or three dealers, and two of them also involving Mercedes-Benz. Apart from Mercedes UK parent Daimler UK, and ultimate parent Daimler AG, the […]
MT Top 100 company RT Keedwell Group has bought RJ Jones Group in a deal that supports the firm’s existing customer base, while opening the door for new clients.