Delay to Stagecoach/Scottish Citylink merger inquiry

Competition Commission notice (1 page, PDF) announcing an eight-week delay in the merger inquiry into the proposed Stagecoach/Scottish Citylink joint venture. The Commission blames "delays in the submission of evidence, delays in the holding of the second main party hearing, and the emergence of new or substantially revised arguments at and after the second main party hearing". The revised inquiry completion date is 24 October 2006, more than a year after the announcement of the deal and more than six months after the publication of the OFT referral decision.

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Filed under Competition Commission, Merger control, Public transport.

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