M/04/032 – IBM / Schlumberger

Transaction details

proposal whereby IBM Ireland Limited (“IBM”) would acquire the entire issued share capital of Schlumberger Business Continuity Services (Ireland) Limited (“SBCS”) (together “the parties”). The notified transaction is hereinafter described as “the proposed acquisition”.

Notification date Decision date
Thursday May 20, 2004 Thursday, October 28, 2004
Parties Involved Business activities

wholly-owned subsidiary of IBM Corporation. IBM Corporation is active worldwide in the supply of computer products (personal computers, servers, storage systems, software) and IT services, including business continuity/disaster recovery (“business recovery”) services. IBM offers a broad range of IT products and services in the State, including business recovery services.


specialises in the provision of business recovery services.

Economic sector Media merger
Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Services No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details


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