Office of Fair Trade Merger Update

  Office of Fair Trade - Merger Update

RNS Number : 5317P
Office of Fair Trading
25 October 2012




Invitation to Comment



COMPLETED ACQUISITION BY SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC OF 19 STORES FROM JJB
SPORTS PLC (IN ADMINISTRATION)



The Office of Fair Trading is considering whether this acquisition 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.



Affected sector: Sports retailing.



Please send written representations about any competition or public interest
issues to:



Androulla Soteriou

Office of Fair Trading

Fleetbank House

2-6 Salisbury Square

London EC4Y 8JX

Email: androulla.soteriou@oft.gsi.gov.uk 

Fax: 020 7211 8916



to arrive by 2 November 2012.

                     This information is provided by RNS
           The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

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