M/19/047 – DCC (Certas Energy)/motor fuel service stations of Tesco

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of control and operation of motor fuel service stations owned by Tesco Ireland Limited by DCC plc, through Certas Energy Ireland Limited, has been cleared by the CCPC.

Notification date Decision date
Friday December 20, 2019 Monday, February 3, 2020
Parties Involved Business activities
DCC plc.

DCC plc. is an international sales, marketing and support services group. The group is divided into four separate divisions, LPG, Retail & Oil, Technology and Healthcare. Certas Energy Ireland Limited forms part of the Retail & Oil business division. DCC plc. operates a number of company-owned and company-operated unmanned motor fuel service stations and supplies fuel to dealer-owned and dealer-operated sites under the “Emo” and “Great Gas” brands in State.

Tesco Ireland Limited

Tesco Ireland Limited is ultimately, owned and controlled by Tesco plc, a British multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer with operations in Britain and Ireland, as well across Europe and Asia. Tesco Ireland Limited operates a network of retail grocery stores across the State.

Economic sector Media merger
Motor Fuel (Retail/Wholesale) No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Tommy Burke

Tel: (+353)1 402 5503

E-mail: tommyburke@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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