M/05/039 – Diageo plc / The Old Bushmills Distillery Company Limited

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Transaction details

proposal whereby Diageo plc (Diageo), would acquire The ‘Old Bushmills’ Distillery Company Limited (Bushmills) from Pernod Ricard. Each of the undertakings involved
filed separate notifications.

Notification date Decision date
Wednesday July 6, 2005 Thursday, August 4, 2005
Parties Involved Business activities
Diageo plc

Production, distribution, marketing, exporting and importing of spirits and wine

The "Old Bushmills" Distillery Company Limited

Whiskey producer

Economic sector Media merger
Alcoholic beverages No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details


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