OFT consultation on First/ChesterBus merger

OFT notice that FirstGroup's acquisition of ChesterBus is being considered under the Enterprise Act 2002's merger control provisions.

The sale of ChesterBus by Chester City Council had triggered a claim against Arriva for alleged anti-competitive conduct, which was rejected by the High Court a few days before the sale to First was announced.

Comments to OFT by Thursday 2 August 2007.

For further information or advice please contact Franck Latrémolière.

Filed under Merger control, OFT, Public transport.

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