M/10/013 – Apax/Sophos

Transaction details

The Competition Authority today, 21 May 2010, cleared the proposed transaction whereby Apax Partners LLP would acquire sole control of Sophos Plc and its subsidiaries.

Notification date Decision date
Monday May 10, 2010 Thursday, May 20, 2010
Parties Involved Business activities
Apax Partners LLP

Provides investment management and investment advisory services.

Sophos plc

Provides security software products.

Economic sector Media merger
Provision of security software No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, May 21, 2010
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Ms. Elisa Ryan

Tel: 01 804 5446 Email: er@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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