M/22/043 – Viaplay/ FreeSports & Premier Media
The proposed acquisition by Viaplay Group UK Limited of sole control of FreeSports Limited and Premier Media Broadcasting Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Wednesday August 10, 2022||Thursday, September 1, 2022|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|Viaplay Group UK Limited||
Viaplay Group UK Limited ("Viaplay") is a UK registered entertainment company that provides broadcasting and streaming services in Scandinavia through TV channels, video streaming services and subscription services.
FreeSports Limited (“FreeSports”) is a UK registered company which operates the FreeSports channel.
|Premier Media Broadcasting Limited||
Premier Media Broadcasting Limited (“Premier Media”) is an Irish registered company which operates the various Premier Sports channels and the Boxnation channel.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Wednesday, August 31, 2022|
|Current status: Completed|
|Simplified Merger Notification|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
Media enquiries: email@example.com