M/22/012 – BWG/ Certain assets of Thurles Wholesale

Transaction details

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
Beverley Williamson

beverleywilliamson@ccpc.ie

Lewis O Shea

lewisoshea@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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