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RNS Number : 7410M
Competition and Markets Authority
17 October 2016

Invitation to comment

Completed acquisition by Cineworld Group plc of five cinemas owned by Empire Cinemas Limited



The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction has resulted in the creation of a relevant merger situation under the merger provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002 and, if so, whether the creation of that situation has resulted, or may be expected to result, in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services.

To assist it with this assessment, the CMA invites comments on the transaction from any interested party. These comments should be provided by the deadline set out below to:

Case officer name: Martin Hughes

Tel no: 0203 738 6242

E-mail: [email protected]

Affected sector: Recreation & leisure

Case number: ME/6633/16

Expected Decision Date: 12 December 2016

Deadline for comments: 31 October 2016


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