M/22/059 – Bauer Media / Siteridge Limited (RedFM)
The proposed acquisition by Bauer Media Audio Holding GmbH of sole control of Siteridge Limited, trading as RedFM, has been notified to the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Wednesday November 16, 2022|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|Bauer Media Audio Holding GmbH||
Heinrich Bauer Verlag KG ("Bauer") is the ultimate parent of Bauer Media Audio Holding GmbH. Bauer is a privately-owned German media business. It reaches over 200 million consumers worldwide and operates in 14 countries: the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, the UK and Ireland.
|Siteridge Limited (RedFM)||
Siteridge Limited trades as RedFM and operates the RedFM radio channel and the Cork RedFM Mobile app, aggregating its content. It is a local (Cork-centric) commercial radio station, licenced by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland ("BAI") which broadcasts, pursuant to this licence, throughout Cork city and county.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Friday, December 2, 2022|
|Current status: Active|
|Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
Phone: 01 402 5504
Phone: 086 084 9318
Media enquiries: email@example.com