The UK Competition Authority clears a merger in the markets for railway freight haulage and wagon maintenance, subject to a divestment remedy (EWS / Marcroft)

The operation On 12 September 2006, the UK Competition Commission (CC) cleared the merger between Railway Investments Limited and Marcroft Holdings Limited, subject to the condition that Marcroft divests a significant part of its outstation business. Although the merger had been notified to the OFT as an anticipated transaction, it had been completed by the time it was considered by the CC. Railway Investments Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of English Welsh & Scottish Railway Holdings Limited (EWS). EWS is active in the provision of rail freight haulage services in Great Britain

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Silja Baller, The UK Competition Authority clears a merger in the markets for railway freight haulage and wagon maintenance, subject to a divestment remedy (EWS / Marcroft), 12 September 2006, e-Competitions September 2006, Art. N° 20839

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