M/19/010 – FormPress Publishing (Iconic)/assets of Midland Tribune
The proposed acquisition by Formpress Publishing Limited of certain business assets of Midland Tribune Limited has been cleared subject to binding commitments, by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Thursday May 9, 2019||Wednesday, October 9, 2019|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|Formpress Publishing Limited||
Formpress Publishing Limited is a subsidiary of Iconic Newspapers Limited. It is the owner of a regional newspapers including The Donegal Democrat, The Leinster Leader, The Kilkenny People, The Limerick Leader, The Longford Leader, The Tipperary Star, The Leinster Express, The Leitrim Observer, The Clonmel Nationalist, The Dundalk Democrat, The Donegal People's Press, The Limerick Chronicle, The Letterkenny People, The Offaly Express, The South Tipp People, The Leader, The Letterkenny Post, The Finn Valley Post, The Kildare Post, The Inish Times, The Donegal Post, Derry News, Derry Now, County Derry Post, Donegal Now and Kildare Now.
|Midland Tribune Limited||
Midland Tribune Limited is the owner of regional newspapers including The Midland Tribune and the Tullamore Tribune.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Friday, May 24, 2019|
|Date of Requirement for Information||Date Information Received|
|Tuesday, June 18, 2019||Wednesday, August 21, 2019|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared with agreed measures (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
Tel: (+353)1 402 5503
Media enquiries: email@example.com