M/22/012 – BWG/ Certain assets of Thurles Wholesale
The proposed acquisition by BWG Foods Unlimited Company of certain assets of Thurles Wholesale Cash and Carry Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Thursday February 24, 2022||Thursday, April 7, 2022|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|BWG Foods Unlimited Company||
BWG Foods Unlimited Company is involved in the wholesale distribution of food and grocery goods to its affiliated stores and to stores operated by independent retailers. It is also involved in the wholesale distribution of food and beverages to food-service customers and to the licensed trade. BWG Foods Unlimited Company also operates a distribution centre and a number of cash and carry outlets in the State.
|Thurles Wholesale Cash and Carry Limited||
Thurles Wholesale Cash and Carry Limited, which trades as Cox's Cash and Carry, is active in the wholesale grocery sector. The assets relevant to the proposed transaction is a list Thurles Wholesale Cash and Carry Limited's current customers.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Retail & Wholesale Grocery||No|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Wednesday, March 9, 2022|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
|Lewis O Shea||
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