M/04/062 – 3i/Hobbs

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Transaction details

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
Clothing 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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