M/05/033 – H.J. Heinz Company / HP Foods Limited
Proposal whereby H.J. Heinz Company (Heinz) would acquire HP Foods Limited (HP).
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Wednesday June 22, 2005||Thursday, August 11, 2005|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|H.J. Heinz Company||
Heinz, the acquirer, manufactures and markets processed food products throughout the world.
|HP Foods Limited||
HP, the target, manufactures and markets processed food products in the UK and the US, and exports processed food products to approximately 75 countries including Ireland.
|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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