M/22/060 – Formpress Publishing (Iconic) / Mayo News
The proposed acquisition by Formpress Publishing Limited of the entire issued share capital, and thus sole control of Mayo News (Holdings) Limited has been notified to the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Friday November 18, 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|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Tuesday, December 6, 2022|
|Current status: Active|
|Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
Tel: (+353)1 402 5503
Tel: (+353)1 402 5562
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