M/04/047 – HSBC / M&S Financial Services

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Transaction details

proposal whereby HSBC plc (“HSBC”) would acquire 100% of Marks and Spencer Retail Financial Services Holdings Limited (“M&S FS”).

Notification date Decision date
Wednesday August 11, 2004 Friday, September 10, 2004
Parties Involved Business activities

provides a wide range of financial and banking services and products and has operations worldwide.

M&S Financial Services

UK-based retailer of clothing, food and home products. It provides financial services through its in-house financial services business, M&S FS.

Economic sector Media merger
Financial Services / Retailing No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details


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