M/04/062 – 3i/Hobbs
Proposal whereby 3i Group plc (“3i”) would acquire control of Hobbs Headco Limited (“Hobbs”) (“the proposed acquisition).
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Tuesday November 2, 2004||Monday, November 29, 2004|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
3i is a venture capital and private equity investment company,
Hobbs is a designer, manufacturer and retailer of ladies’ footwear, clothing and accessories.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|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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