M/08/033 – Sony/Sony NEC Optiarc

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of sole control of Sony NEC Optiarc Inc by Sony Corporation.

Notification date Decision date
Wednesday October 29, 2008 Sunday, October 19, 2008
Parties Involved Business activities
Sony Corporation

Sony is active in the manufacturing and commercialisation of electronic consumer products and electronic components.

Sony NEC Optiarc Inc

Sony NEC Optiarc is active in the development, design, manufacturing (through subcontracting to third parties), marketing and sales of optical disk drives.

Economic sector Media merger
Electronic products No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, November 14, 2008
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Barry O'Donnell

Tel: 01-8045396, email:bod@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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