Competition risk assessment: Care homes acquisition

Aldwych Partners advised on the competition risks associated with a planned acquisition of a major portfolio of care homes. Based on our advice, the transaction was structured to exclude those homes with the highest risk of an adverse finding by the CMA, and was subsequently cleared by the CMA at Phase 1. The parties were able to complete the transaction without any requirement for interim measures or divestment.

A tough CMA review ahead for Sainsbury’s and Asda

The CMA, in fast-tracking its review of the Sainsbury’s/Asda merger to a detailed second phase, found…

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