M/21/028 – Bauer / Imagine Radio
The proposed acquisition by Bauer Media Audio LP of sole control of the business and related assets of the local UK radio stations collectively broadcasting as Imagine Radio has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Thursday June 17, 2021||Friday, July 2, 2021|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|Bauer Media Audio LP||
Heinrich Bauer Verlag KG is the ultimate parent of Bauer Media Audio LP, a privately-owned German media business, operating in 14 countries including the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA and Ireland.
Imagine Radio operates two local UK commercial radio stations broadcast via FM and online, targeting Stockport, Buxton, Ashbourne and the surrounding areas.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Thursday, July 1, 2021|
|Current status: Completed|
|Simplified Merger Notification|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
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