M/04/018 – BOSI / Kandel

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Transaction details

Proposal whereby Bank of Scotland Ireland (BOSI) would acquire control over Kandel Plc.

Notification date Decision date
Friday March 26, 2004 Monday, April 26, 2004
Parties Involved Business activities

BOSI is active in a number of sectors in Ireland including commercial lending, working capital, business current accounts, commercial asset finance, motor finance, property finance and treasury and investments.


Kandel plc is a holding company. Kandel plc ultimately owns Conduit Enterprises Limited, which operates in the Directory Enquiry Services market.

Economic sector Media merger
Banking / Directory Enquiry Services No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details


Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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