Mergers and acquisitions

The Bureau has the authority to review any merger to determine whether it is likely to result in a substantial lessening or prevention of competition in Canada.



Services and information

Overview of the merger review process

Learn about the criteria for mandatory pre-merger notification and the stages of a notifiable merger review.

Position statements regarding concluded merger reviews

Read summaries of the Bureau’s analysis, findings and conclusions regarding certain complex merger reviews.


Monthly report of concluded merger reviews

A record of concluded merger reviews updated on, or after, the 10th calendar day of each month with reviews completed during the previous month.