The competition and marketing authority (CMA) is investigating the completed acquisition by Rentokil Initial plc of MPCL Limited (formerly Mitie Pest Control Limited).
Initial enforcement order
On 9 October 2018, the CMA served an initial enforcement order for completed mergers under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Rentokil Initial plc, in relation to the completed acquisition by Rentokil Initial plc of MPCL Limited (formerly known as Mitie Pest Control Limited).
The CMA may investigate a merger between your business and another to make sure it’s fair.
A merger usually only qualifies for a CMA investigation if either:
- the business being taken over has a UK annual turnover of at least £70 million the combined businesses have at least a 25% share of any reasonable market
- For further information on this investigation go to https://www.gov.uk/cma-cases/rentokil-initial-plc-mpcl-limited-formerly-mitie-pest-control-limited-merger-inquiry