CMA set to clear Müller/Dairy Crest deal

Published 6 October 15

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) looks set to formally clear the Müller takeover of Dairy Crest’s dairies division. They have detailed a set of revised remedies put forward by Müller following the latest round of consultations. The CMA conclude that unless they receive further third party comments to persuade them otherwise, the CMA will give clearance to the takeover later this month. 

The deadline for third party responses is 7 October, with the CMA under an obligation to reach a decision by the 19 October.