Office of Fair Trade

Merger Update

Office of Fair Trading
17 December 2004

Merger Update:

The OFT has decided, on the information currently available to it, that a
relevant merger situation, under the provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002, has
not been created in the following merger:

Anticipated acquisition by Moet Hennessy S.N.C. of Glenmorangie plc

The text of this decision will be placed on the Office of Fair Trading's web
site at and will also appear in the Office's Weekly Gazette and
Competition Bulletin as soon as is reasonably practicable.

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