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Competition Commission

Competition CommissionThe Competition Commission is an independent public body which conducts in-depth inquiries into mergers, markets, and the regulation of the major regulated industries. The Competition Commission regularly produces reports of their inquiries, please see below for a selection of these reports.

Competition Commission Reports

Zipcar and Streetcar: A Report on the Completed Merger Between Zipcar, Inc and Streetcar Limited

This report 'Zipcar and Streetcar' formally clears Zipcar Inc's completed acquisition of rival car club Streetcar Limited. ...more

Bristol Water plc: Final Determination

Bristol Water plc challenged the price determination that the Water Service Regulatory Authority (Ofwat) made on 26 November 2009. On 8 February 2010 Ofwat made a reference to the Competition Commission. ...more

Sports Direct International PLC and JJB Sports PLC: A Report on the Acquisition by Sports Direct International PLC of 31 stores from JJB Sports PLC

On 07 August 2009, the Office of Fair Trading referred the completed acquisition of 31 JJB Sports plc (JJB) stores by Sports Direct International plc (Sports Direct) to the Competition Commission for investigation and report. ...more

Brightsolid Group Limited and Friends Reunited Holdings Limited : A Report On The Anticipated Acquisition by Brightsolid Group Limited of Friends Reunited Holdings Limited

On 02 November 2009, the Office of Fair Trading referred the anticipated acquisition by Brightsolid Group Limited (Brightsolid) of Friends Reunited Holdings Limited (Friends) to the Competition Commission for investigation and report. ...more

Stagecoach Group PLC and Preston Bus Limited: A Report on the Completed Acquisition by Stagecoach Group PLC of Preston Bus Limited

On 28 May 2009, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), in exercise of its duty under section 22(1) of the Enterprise Act 2002 (the Act), referred to the Competition Commission (CC), for investigation and report, the completed acquisition of Preston Bus Limited (PBL) by Stagecoach Group PLC (Stagecoach). ...more

Stagecoach Group PLC / Eastbourne Buses Limited / Cavendish Motor Services Limited: A Report on the Completed Acquisition by Stagecoach Group PLC of Eastbourne Buses Limited and Cavendish Motor Services Limited

The report provides a background into the transport and bus network in the Eastbourne area. The focus of the investigation is to consider whether ...more

Groceries Market Investigation: Remittal of the Competition Test by the Competition Appeal Tribunal

On 09 May 2006, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) referred the supply of groceries by retailers in the UK to the Competition Commission (CC) for investigation, under section 131 of the Enterprise Act ...more

NBTY and Julian Graves: A Report on the Completed Acquisition by NBTY Europe Limited of Julian Graves Limited

On 20 March 2009 the Office of Fair Trading referred the completed acquisition of Julian Graves Limited (JG) by NBTY Europe Limited (NBTY) to the Competition Commission (CC) for investigation and report. 'NBTY and Julian Graves: A Report on the Completed Acquisition ...more

Rolling Stock Leasing: Market Investigation

On 26 April 2007, the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) made a reference to the Competition Commission (CC) for an investigation into the leasing of stock for franchised passenger services and the supply of related maintenance services in Great Britain. This is the report of the Competition Commission's findings....more

Capita and IBS: A Report on the Completed Acquisition by Capita Group plc of IBS OPENSystems plc

On 19 November 2008, the Office of Fair Trading, referred to the Competition Commission, for investigation and report, the completed acquisition of IBS OPENSystems plc (IBS) by Capita Group plc (Capita). This is the report of the Competition Commission's finding of that investigation. ...more

Mobile Phone Wholesale Voice Termination Charges: Determination

On 27 March 2007 the Office of Communications (Ofcom) published a Statement on Mobile Call Determination (the MCT Statement), which set out the conclusions of its review of the market(s) for the supply of wholesale mobile voice call termination (MCT). MCT is the service necessary to connect a caller with the intended mobile recipient of a call on a different network. ...more

BAA Airports Market Investigation: A Report on the Supply of Airport Services by BAA in the UK

This is the CC's final report on the investigation into whether there is a long-term competition problem or problems in the airports market. During the period of this market investigation a number of other significant inquiries into the airports sector have been, or are being, conducted by the CC or other organisations. ...more

Market Investigation into Payment Protection Insurance: Volume I: Summary and Report and Volume II: Appendices and Glossary

On 7 February 2007 the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) referred the supply of all Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) (except store card PPI) to non-business customers in the UK to the Competition Commission (CC) for investigation under section 131 of the Enterprise Act 2002. ...more