M/20/026 – Rocketsports/BenchWarmers
The proposed acquisition by Rocket Sports Internet Limited of sole control of BenchWarmers Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Thursday September 10, 2020||Friday, September 25, 2020|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|Rocket Sports Internet Limited||
Rocket Sports Internet Limited is a UK based sports media business that operates a network of sports news websites and social media accounts, including: caughtoffside.com; empireofthekop.com; and football-espana.net.
BenchWarmers Limited operates the website www.benchwarmers.ie and the associated social media accounts. The content of www.benchwarmers.ie is directed at sporting matters.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Thursday, September 24, 2020|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
Tel: +353 1 470 3662
Tel: +353 1 470 3651
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