Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Landmark Digital Limited of sole control of BenchWarmers Limited has been cleared by the CCPC.

Economic sectorMedia merger
Online ContentYes

Notification date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Parties InvolvedBusiness activities
Landmark Digital LimitedLandmark Digital Limited operates the websites Breakingnews.ie and RecruitIreland.com. It is part of the Landmark Media Group which owns and operates a number of newspapers (e.g., Irish Examiner, Evening Echo, The Laois Nationalist, etc) and radio stations (Beat FM, WLR FM, Red FM) in the State.
BenchWarmers LimitedBenchWarmers Limited operates the website benchwarmers.ie.
Case Officer AssignedContact Details
Barry O'Donnellemail: barryodonnell@ccpc.ie Tel: 01 4703696
Media Enquiries MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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

Phase 1
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Current status Completed Cleared (Phase 1)

Decision date: Tuesday, May 2, 2017