Greencore’s takeover of Uniq has been waved through by the Office of Fair Trading.

The watchdog today rubber-stamped the £113m deal, which was first announced in July. The takeover was cleared by the Irish Competition Authority last month.

Following clearance from the OFT, the deal has now been declared unconditional, paving the way for Uniq to de-list from the Alternative Investment Market.

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