M/04/060 – J.P. Morgan / Westcom

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Transaction details

The Competition Act, 2002 (the Act) was notified, on a mandatory basis, of a proposal whereby J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JP Morgan) would acquire WestCom Corporation (Westcom) and WestCom Dedicated Private Lines, Inc. (Private Lines).

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday October 26, 2004 Thursday, November 25, 2004
Parties Involved Business activities
J.P. Morgan

primarily engaged in the provision of a broad range of financial services.


WestCom provides dedicated private telephone lines for securities and commodities sales and trading professionals.

Economic sector Media merger
Telecommunications No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Further information required (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details


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