M/03/010 – Thomas Crosbie / Smurfit Communications

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Transaction details

Proposal whereby Thomas Crosbie Holdings Limited would acquire the entire issued share capital of Smurfit Communications (GB) Limited from Smurfit Communications UK Limited.

Notification date Decision date
Wednesday April 30, 2003 Monday, May 26, 2003
Parties Involved Business activities
Thomas Crosbie

Publish the Irish Examiner, The Evening Echo, The Western People, The Sligo Weekender, The Waterford News and Star, The Kingdom, The Newry Democrat, The Nationalist and Leinster Times, The Kildare Nationalist, The Laois Nationalist and the Sunday Business Post.

Smurfit Communications

Publishes the Irish Post newspaper, Ri-Ra magazine, and the Business Yearbook.

Economic sector Media merger
Media Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Rosemary O'Loughlin

Tel: 01 804 5400 Email: mergers@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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