M/08/038 – Alpha / The Herald
The Proposed acquisition of the Herald Printing and Publishing Company Limited by Alpha Publications Limited.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Tuesday December 23, 2008||Thursday, January 22, 2009|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|Alpha Publications Limited||
APL is part of the Alpha Newspaper Group which supplies weekly regional newspapers in Northern Ireland and the Midlands. APL sells advertising space in its newspapers.
|The Herald Printing and Publishing Company Limited||
HPPC publishes the Tuam Herald, which is a weekly newspaper, published every Wednesday. HPPC sells advertising space in the Tuam Herald.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|The Regional Newspaper Publishing Sector||Yes|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Saturday, January 3, 2009|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
|Ms. Anne Ellis||
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