The UK Competition Authority finds that an acquisition of the largest independent operator of petrol stations by a major retail chain could lead to higher fuel prices in 121 locations across the country (CD&R / Morrisons)

Morrisons purchase raises competition concerns over fuel * CMA finds CD&R’s acquisition of Morrisons could lead to higher fuel prices in 121 locations across the country where both firms own forecourts. In January, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) opened its investigation into Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Holdings LLC’s (CD&R) £7.1 billion purchase of Wm Morrisons Supermarkets Ltd (Morrisons).

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UK Competition Authority, The UK Competition Authority finds that an acquisition of the largest independent operator of petrol stations by a major retail chain could lead to higher fuel prices in 121 locations across the country (CD&R / Morrisons), 24 March 2022, e-Competitions March 2022, Art. N° 106043

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