M/21/056 – Gowan Group/Fiat Chrysler Ireland

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Gowan Group Limited of sole control of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Ireland Designated Activity Company has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Thursday October 14, 2021 Friday, October 29, 2021
Parties Involved Business activities
Gowan Group Limited

Gowan Group Limited was incorporated in Ireland in 1969 and is ultimately owned by Convest Limited. The group are involved in the wholesale distribution of Peugeot vehicles in Ireland and the retail sales of Peugeot, Honda, Kia and Opel vehicles.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Ireland Designated Activity Company

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Ireland Designated Activity Company ("FCA") was incorporated in Ireland on 30 November 1923 and is wholly owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Italy SpA. FCA is the wholesale distributor of Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Jeep motor vehicles and spare parts in Ireland.

Economic sector Media merger
Motor Sector - Retail/Wholesale No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Current status: Completed
Simplified Merger Notification
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Harry Costello


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