M/22/055 Musgrave / Italicatessen

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Musgrave Limited of sole control of Italicatessen Limited and Italicatessen UK Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday October 11, 2022 Friday, November 18, 2022
Parties Involved Business activities
Musgrave Limited

Musgrave Limited is the main operating entity within the Musgrave Group, a food retail, wholesale and food-service group active in Ireland and Spain.

Italicatessen Limited and Italicatessen UK Limited

Italicatessen Limited and Italicatessen UK Limited are importers and distributors of Italian food and wine to the retail and food service sectors. Both companies are currently part of an international group operating in the food distribution, agri-food and tourism sectors in the UK, Ireland and Italy.

Economic sector Media merger
Retail & Wholesale Grocery No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Lewis O' Shea


David Sheahan


Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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