Connect Group gets green light for care and education division disposal

Tuffnells Parcels Express

Tuffnells owner Connect Group has been given the green light by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to sell its care and education division to education resource provider RM. Connect’s sale of the division to RM for £64.4m, including £56.5m cash and deficit of £7.9m, was announced in February this year. In April the CMA launched an investigation into whether the deal would lead to a “substantial lessening of competition” in the sector. The unconditional clearance of the deal means […]