M/05/037 – Johnston Press / Score Press

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Transaction details

Proposal whereby Johnston Press plc (Johnston) would acquire the issued share capital of Score Press
Limited (Score Press), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Scottish Radio
Holdings Limited (SRH). The Authority advised the parties and the
Minister that it considers the transaction to be a ‘media merger’,
within the meaning of Section 23 of the Act.

Notification date Decision date
Wednesday June 29, 2005 Thursday, July 28, 2005
Parties Involved Business activities
Johnston Press

Newspaper Publishing

Score Press

Publishing and Printing

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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