The UK Competition Authority raises concerns over the merger between two foam production companies (Carpenter / Recticel)

Foam merger raises competition concerns* The CMA has found that the merger of 2 firms that make foam used in products like bedding and cleaning sponges could lead to higher prices and less choice. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is concerned that the loss of competition brought about by the merger of Carpenter and Recticel’s global engineered foams business could result in a worse deal for manufacturers. This could ultimately mean that consumers face higher prices and less choice. The firms must now address the

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  • United Kingdom’s Competition Authority - CMA (London)

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UK Competition Authority, The UK Competition Authority raises concerns over the merger between two foam production companies (Carpenter / Recticel), 4 July 2022, e-Competitions August 2022, Art. N° 107461

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