M/20/018 – Phoenix Tower/Emerald (eir)

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Phoenix Tower International Holdco, LLC of sole control of Emerald Tower Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday June 2, 2020 Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Parties Involved Business activities
Phoenix Tower International Holdco, LLC

Phoenix Tower International Holdco LLC (“PTI”) is a subsidiary of Phoenix Tower US Holdings L.P, which is the holding company for the PTI group. The PTI group is a privately-owned wireless infrastructure group, which currently owns a portfolio of more than 86,000 wireless infrastructure sites operating in 14 countries across Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe and the United States.

Emerald Tower Limited

Emerald is a newly-formed entity, which is currently owned by Meteor Mobile Holdings Limited a subsidiary of eircom Holdings (Ireland) Limited (“eir”). Emerald operates as an independently trading company in respect of the tower infrastructure business of eir, for the provision of passive infrastructure used by wireless communication providers.

Economic sector Media merger
The communications sector No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Kathryn MacGuill

Tel: +35314703692
Email: kathrynmacguill@ccpc.ie

Cathal Hanley

Tel: +353 1 470 3681
Email: cathalhanley@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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