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  • 11 September 2001

Merger Clearances

The Secretary of State for Trade and Industry has decided, on the
information at present before her, and in accordance with the
recommendation of the Director General of Fair Trading, not to refer
the following mergers to the Competition Commission under the
provisions of the Fair Trading Act 1973:

Proposed acquisition by Vinci SA of TBI plc

Proposed acquisition by Innogy Holdings plc of the electricity and
gas supply activities of Northern Electric plc