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