M/19/020 – Fane Valley / Smyths

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of sole control of Robert Smyths and Sons (Strabane and Donegal) Limited  (“Smyths”) by Fane Valley Cooperative Society Limited (“Fane Valley”), has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Thursday July 11, 2019 Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Parties Involved Business activities
Fane Valley Cooperative Society Limited (“Fane Valley”)

Fane Valley is a farmer-owned co-operative established in 1903. Fane Valley has four business divisions: Fane Valley Feeds, Fane Valley Stores, Fane Valley Red Meat Division and Fane Valley Food Division.

Robert Smyths and Sons (Strabane and Donegal) Limited ("Smyths")

Smyths trading as Smyths Daleside Feeds was founded in 1865 and is a producer of animal feed products and nutrition.

Economic sector Media merger
Agriculture No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Kathryn MacGuill

Email: kathrynmacguill@ccpc.ie
Tel: 01-4703692

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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