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MITIE Group PLC (MTO)

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Friday 04 March, 2022

MITIE Group PLC

Competition and Markets Authority Investigation

RNS Number : 6657D
MITIE Group PLC
04 March 2022
 

4 March 2022

Mitie Group plc

LEI number: 213800MTCLTKEHWZMJ03

 

 

Mitie Group plc: Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") Investigation

Mitie Group plc ("Mitie") notes the publication today of a notice by the CMA on its webpage that the CMA has launched an investigation into the participation by Mitie, Mitie Care and Custody Limited and PAE Incorporated in the on-going procurement processes run by the UK Government (Home Office) for the contracts to supply certain services at Heathrow and Derwentside Immigration Removal Centres in the UK. Mitie withdrew from the Derwentside IRC tender process, without submitting a bid, due to the Home Office's 'lotting' conditions, which would have prevented a single bidder from winning both contracts.  Mitie confirms that it remains engaged in the Heathrow IRC tender process, through Mitie Care and Custody Limited.

Mitie strongly condemns anti-competitive practices and is co-operating fully with the CMA and the investigation.  Mitie is confident that it has no case to answer and will be fully exonerated.

Mitie will not be issuing any further announcements in relation to the CMA's investigation, until its conclusion.

This announcement contains inside information. The person responsible for arranging the release of this announcement on behalf of the Company is Peter Dickinson, Chief of Staff and General Counsel.

 

 

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For further information, contact:

Claire Lovegrove

Head of Media Relations

M: +44 (0)790 027 6400

E: [email protected]

 

Fiona Lawrence

Group IR Director

M: +44 (0)7808 727 500

E: [email protected]

 

Peter Dickinson

Chief of Staff and General Counsel

M: +44 (0)776 821 5013

E:  [email protected]

 

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About Mitie

Founded in 1987, Mitie's job is to look after places where Britain works and is the leading facilities management company in the UK. We offer a range of services to   Central Government and Defence  customers; Communities (Healthcare, Education and Local Authorities); and Technical Services   (Engineering Services, Energy, Water and Real Estate Services) and Business Services   (Security, Cleaning and Office Services) to private sector clients in Financial Services, Manufacturing, Transport, Retail and Telecoms and increasingly to the public sector.   Finally,   our Specialist Services   (Care & Custody, Landscapes, Spain and Waste Management) division serves both the public and private sectors in these niche businesses.  

Mitie acquired Interserve's FM business on 1 December 2020 and now employs 75,000 people. We are the champion of the 'Front-Line Heroes' who have kept Britain working during the COVID-19 pandemic. We take care of our customers' people and buildings, through the 'Science of Service', delivering essential services and deploying industry-leading technology to create safe and effective workspaces. 

Find out more at  www.mitie.com .

 

 

 

 

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