M/09/002 – HMV / Zavvi

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of certain assets of Zavvi Retail (Ireland) Limited by HMV (Ireland) Limited.

Notification date Decision date
Thursday January 15, 2009 Friday, January 23, 2009
Parties Involved Business activities
HMV (Ireland) Limited

Retails pre-recorded music, films electronic games and peripherals, MP3 players and music/artist-related books.

Zavvi Retail Ireland

Prior to going into liquidation, Zavvi Ireland was involved in the retail sale of recorded music,films, electronic games and peripherals and related items.

Economic sector Media merger
Operation of stores involved in the retail sale of entertainment products No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Mr. Michele Pacillo

Tel: 01-804 5459, email:mip@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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