M/05/036 – Emap / SRH

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Transaction details

Proposal whereby Emap plc (Emap) would acquire the remaining issued share capital of Scottish Radio Holdings plc (SRH) not already owned by Emap to acquire sole control of
SRH. The Authority advised the parties and the Minister that it considered the transaction to be a ‘media merger’, within the meaning of Section 23 of the Act.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday June 28, 2005 Thursday, July 28, 2005
Parties Involved Business activities

Media sector


Radio broadcasting and newspaper publishing

Economic sector Media merger
Media Yes
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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