M/04/055 – British Telecommunications / B.I.C. Systems Group

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Transaction details

proposal whereby British Telecommunications plc (“BT”) would purchase the entire issued share capital of B.I.C. Systems Group Limited (“B.I.C.”). The notified transaction is hereinafter described as “the proposed acquisition”.

Notification date Decision date
Wednesday September 22, 2004 Friday, October 15, 2004
Parties Involved Business activities
British Telecommunications

principally a supplier of telecommunications services, high-end broadband and Internet products and services, and information technology (“IT”) solutions.

B.I.C. Systems Group

supplies information communications technology (“ICT”) products and services in the UK, Northern Ireland and the State (through a Dublin-based subsidiary, B.I.C. Systems

Economic sector Media merger
Telecommunications / IT solutions and services No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
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