M/22/060 – Formpress Publishing (Iconic) / Mayo News

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Formpress Publishing Limited of the entire issued share capital, and thus sole control of Mayo News (Holdings) Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Friday November 18, 2022 Thursday, December 22, 2022
Parties Involved Business activities
Formpress Publishing Limited

Formpress Publishing Limited is a subsidiary of Iconic Newspapers Limited, which in turn is part of Media Concierge (Holdings) Limited. It is the owner of and operates regional newspapers and their associated websites including Donegal Democrat, Donegal Post, Donegal People’s Press, Inish Times, Dundalk Democrat, Kilkenny People, Leinster Express, Leinster Leader, Leitrim Observer, Limerick Leader, Longford Leader, Midland & Tullamore Tribune, Clonmel Nationalist and Tipperary Star.

Mayo News (Holdings) Limited

Mayo News (Holdings) Limited owns and operates the Mayo News newspaper and the associated digital website mayonews.ie.

Economic sector Media merger
Media Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Tommy Burke

Tel: (+353)1 402 5503

E-mail: tommyburke@ccpc.ie

Maeve Charles

Tel: (+353)1 402 5562

E-mail: maevecharles@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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