The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal considers the reasonableness of a decision appointing a hold separate manager to perform functions in a merger according to section 81 of the Enterprise Act 2002 (Stericycle)

Facts of the case The first applicant Stericycle International LLC, a company incorporated in the US, operates in the UK through its wholly-owned subsidiary, the second applicant, Stericycle International Limited, a holding company for three further companies (collectively "Stericycle UK"). The third applicant, STG, is a company incorporated in the Republic of Ireland. Both Stericycle UK and STG (collectively "the merged companies") were active in clinical waste management services, and had merged in February 2006. The merger took the form of an acquisition of the entire issued share capital of STG by Stericycle International LLC. According to the OFT's decision of 28 June 2006 the merger gave the parties combined shares of 65 and 55 per cent in the UK markets for high temperature

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Stavros Makris, The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal considers the reasonableness of a decision appointing a hold separate manager to perform functions in a merger according to section 81 of the Enterprise Act 2002 (Stericycle), 19 September 2006, e-Competitions Interim measures, Art. N° 50130

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