The Executive Director is duty bound under Section 51 of the Competition Act 2007 to investigate restrictive business practices where he has reasonable grounds to believe that such practice is occurring or about to occur and to report his findings together with recommendations on remedial actions such as directions and fines, to the Commission.

The Executive Director has wide powers of investigation under sections 52 and 53 of the Act.

List of Investigations

RefTitleNature & IssuesStatus
INV 051Proposed acquisition of The General Construction Company Ltd by IBL Ltd, together with a financial partner MergerOn-going
INV 049Fixture Lists Abuse of MonopolyOn-going
INV 048Potential acquisition of a majority stake in Medine Distillery Co Ltd by New Goodwill Investment Ltd MergerOn-going
INV 043Fly Ash Abuse of MonopolyOn-going
INV 047Acquisition of 30% shares in Medscheme (Mtius) Ltd by Eagle Insurance Ltd MergerCompleted
INV 046Proposed takeover of activities of Shoprite (Mauritius) Ltd by Pick and Buy Ltd MergerCompleted
INV 034Pricing of Mobile Telephony Services Abuse of MonopolyCompleted
INV 029Investigation into cross-border money transfer services Abuse of MonopolyCompleted
INV 036Assessment of the proposed acquisition of 51% of the issued shares of Medscheme (Mtius) Ltd by Swan General Ltd MergerCompleted
INV 021Possible restrictive business practices in the chicken industry in Mauritius Collusive AgreementCompleted
INV 035Hire Purchase Abuse of MonopolyCompleted
INV 025Potential Resale Price Maintenance in relation to ‘Chantecler’ branded chickens​​ Collusive AgreementCompleted
INV 028Proposed Merger of Holcim Ltd and Lafarge SA​ MergerCompleted
INV 024Image-based clearing solutions provided to commercial banks Abuse of MonopolyCompleted
INV 040Online Real Estate Listing Abuse of MonopolyOn-going
INV 020Payment Cards Abuse of MonopolyCompleted
INV 015Private Medical/Health Insurance Schemes UndefinedCompleted
INV 018Professional Architects Council Rules Collusive AgreementCompleted
INV 027Potential Collusive Agreement in relation to the Manufacture and Supply of Beer in Mauritius Collusive AgreementCompleted
INV 023Merger Review of TTC and CFAO MergerCompleted
INV 019Supply of coolers to retailers by Phoenix Beverages Ltd and Quality Beverages Ltd Abuse of MonopolyCompleted
INV 016Alleged abuse of monopoly power in the supply of secondary school books Abuse of MonopolyCompleted
INV 014Supply of Replacement Automatic Electronic Ignition Keys and Related Synchronizing services by distributors of new cars Abuse of MonopolyCompleted
INV 013Proposed merger of the insurance businesses of Swan Group and Rogers Group MergerCompleted
INV 012Market for Telecommunications Manhole Covers Abuse of MonopolyCompleted
INV 011Commingling of Pools Automatic Systems Ltd & Global Sports Ltd Collusive AgreementCompleted
INV 009MyT and Bundled Internet Access Abuse of MonopolyCompleted
INV 008Merger Review – Event Strategy Ltd & LC Events Co Ltd MergerCompleted
INV 007Bundling of Insurance Products and Credit in the Banking sector Abuse of MonopolyCompleted
INV 006Alleged Collusion in Market for Secondary School Books Collusive AgreementCompleted
INV 004Travel Agent Service Fees Collusive AgreementCompleted
INV 003Importation of Slaughter Cattle in Mauritius Collusive AgreementCompleted
INV 001Kraft and General Rebates Abuse of MonopolyCompleted