Mr Price Group Ltd (Mr Price) And Otto Brothers Distributors (Pty) Ltd (Otto Brothers)

Case number: LM180Jan21
Case parties: Primary Acquiring Firm: Mr Price Group Ltd
Primary Target Firm: Otto Brothers Distributors (Pty) Ltd
Case type: Large Merger
Type of merger: Horizontal
Case status: Reasons Issued
Outcome: Approved Subject to Conditions
Order date: 2021-03-17
Sector: Other service activities
Industry: Retail
Relevant market: The broad market for the retail of apparel and segmented markets for (i) clothing, (ii) footwear, and (iii) accessories; the market for the retail of homeware; the market for the retail of mobile handset and airtime products
Remedy: Behavioural Remedies
Competition Tribunal Members: Andreas Wessels, Enver Daniels, Yasmin Carrim