M/07/048 – News Corporation/ Dow Jones

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of Sole Control of Dow Jones & Co., Inc. by News Corporation.

Notification date Decision date
Monday August 27, 2007 Thursday, September 13, 2007
Parties Involved Business activities
MBNA International Bank Ltd.
AGF-Irish Life Holdings plc
Church and General Insurance plc
News Corporation

A global media and entertainment company active in the United States, Europe, Australia, Asia and in the Pacific Basin.

Dow Jones & Co., Inc.

A US-based publisher of business and financial news and information through newspapers, newswires, magazines, the Internet, indexes, television and radio.

Economic sector Media merger
Newspaper publishing. Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Saturday, September 8, 2007
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Anne Ellis

01 - 804 5423, ae@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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