M/22/054 – Kavanagh Retailing/Clarkes Barna

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Kavanagh Retailing (IRL) Unlimited Company of sole control of Clarkes Barna Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Thursday September 29, 2022 Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Parties Involved Business activities
Kavanagh Retailing (IRL) Unlimited Company

Kavanagh Retailing (IRL) Unlimited Company is part of the Kavanagh Group. The Kavanagh Group owns ten supermarkets, located in Co. Galway, Co. Mayo, and Co. Donegal, which all operate under the SuperValu brand. Kavanagh Retailing (IRL) Unlimited Company also owns a coffee shop and a homeware shop in Co. Mayo.

Clarkes Barna Limited

Clarkes Barna Limited owns a SuperValu-branded supermarket and two overhead apartments in Barna, Co. Galway.

Economic sector Media merger
Retail & Wholesale Grocery No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, October 17, 2022
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Lucy Roche

Email: lucyroche@ccpc.ie
Mobile: 087 374 5833

Jason McGoldrick

Email: jasonmcgoldrick@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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