M/07/005 – River Newspapers NI/ Olok

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by River Newspapers (NI) of Olok Ltd by acquisition of 100% of share capital.

Notification date Decision date
Friday January 12, 2007 Friday, February 9, 2007
Parties Involved Business activities
River Newspapers (NI) Ltd

Owns and operates The Derry News, a newspaper.

Olok Ltd

The owner of the title and business of The Inish Times, a newspaper.

Economic sector Media merger
Media sector, in particular, that of regional newspapers. Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, January 26, 2007
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Linda NiChualladh

01 - 804 5422, lnic@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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