M/22/006 – Glanbia Co-Op/Glanbia Ireland

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited of Glanbia Ireland DAC has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Monday February 14, 2022 Monday, March 28, 2022
Parties Involved Business activities
Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited

Glanbia Co-Op is an industrial and provident society which conducts its business as an agricultural co-operative society comprising around 11,200 members, mostly located across the South and East of Ireland.

Glanbia Ireland DAC

Glanbia Ireland carries on various activities in the agri-foods sector, including milk processing, producing/supplying a range of value-added dairy ingredients and consumer products and supplying farm inputs. It trades under the Glanbia brand both in Ireland and in over 80 countries globally. Glanbia Ireland also operates 52 agri-branches, including 13 garden centres operating under the CountryLife brand.

Economic sector Media merger
Agriculture No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, February 25, 2022
Date of Requirement for Information Date Information Received
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Tiernan Shaw


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Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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