Planned merger of 2 UK recyclers under scrutiny due to unfair marketplace concerns

European Metal Recycling Ltd's (EMR's) acquisition of Metal & Waste Recycling Ltd is facing further scrutiny after the United Kingdom’s competition watchdog said on Wednesday January 24 that it is concerned that the merger could create an unfair marketplace.

EMR and Metal & Waste Recycling are two of the largest metals recyclers in the UK, and the two main metals recycling companies "in the area around and to the north of London," the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said.

“The CMA...


Lisa Gordon

January 24, 2018

19:53 GMT