M/09/017 – IBM Corporation / SPSS Inc.

Transaction details

The Proposed Acquisition of SPSS Inc. by IBM Corporation

Notification date Decision date
Monday August 10, 2009 Thursday, September 3, 2009
Parties Involved Business activities
IBM Corporation

IBM: is active worldwide in the development, production and marketing of a variety of IT solutions, comprising software, systems and services.


SPSS Inc: is active in the development and distribution of predictive analytics software and solutions, specialised in statistics, data mining, data collection, and development.

Economic sector Media merger
Information Technology No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, August 21, 2009
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Ms. Victoria Balageur

Tel: 01-804 5451, email:vb@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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