M/07/002 – Eason/ Menzies/ E M News Distribution

Transaction details

The joint venture of Eason & Son Limited and Menzies Distribution Limited into E M News Distribution (Ireland) Limited.

Notification date Decision date
Friday January 5, 2007 Thursday, February 1, 2007
Parties Involved Business activities
Menzies Distribution Limited

Wholesaler of newspapers and magazines throughout United Kingdom and County Donegal.

Eason & Son Limited

Operates through four main businesses of: 1) Retailing, 2) Wholesale book distribution, 3) Wholesale stationery distribution, 4) Wholesale newspaper and magazine distribution.

Economic sector Media merger
The wholesale distribution of newspapers and magazines No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Thursday, January 18, 2007
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Brendan O'Connor

01-804 5423, boc@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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