Morrisons takeover could face deeper CMA probe over fuel price fears

Colindale Morrisons exterior

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice’s takeover of grocery giant Morrisons has hit a snag after the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) raised concerns over the impact the move would have on fuel prices.

New York-based private equity giant CD&R owns Motor Fuel Group, the largest independent petrol forecourt operator in the UK, which runs 921 forecourts across England, Wales and Scotland. 

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