The Uk Competition Authority clears merger between two book retail companies (Waterstones / Ottakar)

The Competition Commission (CC) has formally cleared the anticipated acquisition of Ottakar’s plc by HMV Group plc through Waterstone’s Booksellers Ltd, after concluding in its final report that the merger would not lead to a substantial lessening of competition in the market

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

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UK Competition Authority, The Uk Competition Authority clears merger between two book retail companies (Waterstones / Ottakar), 12 May 2006, e-Competitions May 2006, Art. N° 21141

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