M/05/065 – Johnston Press / The Leinster Leader

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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 S. 23 of the Act.

Notification date Decision date
Friday September 30, 2005 Friday, September 30, 2005
Parties Involved Business activities
Johnston Press

Newspaper publishing

The Leinster Leader

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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