M/19/040 – DMG/JPIMedia

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition whereby DMG Media Limited will acquire sole control of JPIMedia Publications Limited has been notified to the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Friday November 29, 2019
Parties Involved Business activities
DMG Media Limited

DMG Media Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Daily Mail and General Trust Plc (DMGT). DMG Media Limited owns and operates DMGT's consumer media business.

DMGT operates a number of businesses in the State which involve the publication of localised Irish newspapers (the Irish Daily Mail and the Irish Mail on Sunday), as well as a number of websites.

JPIMedia Publications Limited

JPIMedia Publications Limited is a UK company which owns and operates the i Newspaper, a UK based daily newspaper and its associated website inews.co.uk.

Economic sector Media merger
Media Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Current status: Active
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Barry O'Donnell

Email: barryodonnell@ccpc.ie
Phone: 01 470 3696

Craig Whelan

Email: craigwhelan@ccpc.ie
Phone: 01 402 5504

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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