M/10/012 – MLM Management Ltd/Gaiety Investments Ltd/Setanta/JV
The Competition Authority today, 20 May 2010, cleared the proposed transaction whereby MLM Management Limited and Gaiety Investments would acquire joint control of each of Setanta Sports Channel Ireland Limited and Setanta Sports Hibernia S.a.r.l.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Wednesday May 5, 2010||Thursday, May 20, 2010|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|Fuel Distributors Ltd|
|MLM Management Limited||
MLM is an acquisition vehicle.
Gaiety's main activities are the promotion of live music and other events.
Setanta is engaged in the broadcasting and production of the Setanta sports television channels aimed at Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland audiences.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Saturday, May 15, 2010|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
|Ms. Elisa Ryan||
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