M/04/032 – IBM / Schlumberger
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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