The Week: City News - The OFT refers website sale

The Office of Fair Trading has referred the planned sale of Friends Reunited to the Brightsolid Group to the Competition Commission for further investigation.

Brightsolid and Friends Reunited are two of the three largest online genealogy service suppliers in the UK and the OFT is concerned the acquisition could result in reduced choice for consumers.

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