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Transaction details

The proposed acquisition whereby CapVest Partners LLP, through Element UK Bidco Limited, would acquire sole control of Karro Food Group Limited, has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Economic sectorMedia merger
Meat SectorNo

Notification date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Parties InvolvedBusiness activities
Karro Food Group LimitedKarro Food Group Limited is a UK-incorporated meat processor, focusing on the processing of and sale of pig meat.
CapVestCapVest is a mid-market private equity firm headquartered in London, focusing on identifying and managing controlled investments in companies supplying essential goods and services.
Case Officer AssignedContact Details
Han NieTel: (+353) 1 4703664 Email:
Media Enquiries MKC Communications: 01 7038600

The deadline for any third parties who wish to make submissions regarding the competition aspects of this merger is:

Phase 1
Friday, April 7, 2017
Current status Completed Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)

Decision date: Monday, April 24, 2017