M/04/036 – British Sugar / Billington Food

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Transaction details

proposal whereby British Sugar plc (British Sugar), would acquire the entire issued share capital of Billington Food Group Limited (Billingtons), together with Billingtons 30% shareholding in Sukpak Limited (the proposed acquisition).

Notification date Decision date
Thursday June 17, 2004 Friday, July 16, 2004
Parties Involved Business activities
British Sugar

produces and supplies sugar from sugar beet grown in the UK.

Billington Food

imports unrefined cane sugar into the UK, mainly from Mauritius.

Economic sector Media merger
Sugar No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
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