Tesco welcomed the announcement from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that it gives unconditional clearance for the merger with Booker Group. Subject to the approval of the UK Listing Authority, it is expected that the Tesco shareholder circular and prospectus will be published during the week commencing 5 February 2018. Subject to the approval of the court, it is expected that the scheme circular will be published by Booker at the same time. We anticipate respective shareholder meetings towards the end of February 2018, and completion in March 2018.
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