Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of Esso Ireland Limited by Topaz Investments Limited, has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, subject to binding divestment commitments.

Economic sectorMedia merger
The sale and supply of oil and petroleum products. No

Notification date: Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Parties InvolvedBusiness activities
Topaz Investments LimitedTopaz is an Irish oil company active in retail and non-retail sales of petroleum products in the island of Ireland.
Esso Ireland LimitedEsso Ireland is an Irish oil company active in retail and non-retail sales of petroleum products in the Republic of Ireland.
Case Officer AssignedContact Details
Joseph WalserTel: 01-470 3678, e-mail: josephwalser@ccpc.ie

The deadline for any third parties who wish to make submissions regarding the competition aspects of this merger is:

Phase 1Phase 2
Wednesday, April 29, 2015Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Date of Requirement for InformationDate Information Received
Friday, May 22, 2015Friday, June 12, 2015
Current status Completed Cleared (Phase 2)

Decision date: Thursday, October 15, 2015