J Sainsbury PLC (SBRY.L)
18 Dec 2018
LONDON, Dec 14 A British court ruled on Friday the competition regulator treated Sainsbury's and takeover target Asda unfairly in not allowing the supermarket groups more time to provide responses to evidence submitted as part of a probe of their deal.
LONDON Britain's competition regulator has delayed plans to publish its initial view on a probe into Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound takeover of rival Asda .
LONDON Britain's competition regulator has delayed plans to publish its initial view on a probe into Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.2 billion) takeover of rival Asda .
* Timetable change "unrelated" to Sainsbury's-Asda litigation
LONDON, Dec 13 Britain's competition regulator will publish provisional findings of its probe into Sainsbury's proposed takeover of rival Asda in "January/early February" it said.
* Shares down 5 pct at 1407 GMT (Adds detail, updates shares)
LONDON Asda, the British arm of Walmart that has agreed a takeover by rival Sainsbury's , was alone among the country's big four grocers in holding its market share in the latest 12-week period, industry data showed on Tuesday.
* Asda alone among big four in holding market share * Asda sales up 1.5 pct, Sainsbury's down 0.2 pct * Overall UK market grows at slowest rate since March 2017 * Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons shares fall (Adds detail, table, shares) LONDON, Dec 11 Asda, the British arm of Walmart that has agreed a takeover by rival Sainsbury's , was alone among the country's big four grocers in holding its market share in the latest 12-week period, industry data showed on Tues
LONDON, Dec 4 British supermarket group Sainsbury's proposed takeover of rival Asda would not be cleared by the competition regulator without the need for "extensive remedies" if precedent is followed, according to market leader Tesco.
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