M/10/014 – HP / PALM

Transaction details

The Competition Authority has, on 31st May 2010, cleared the acquisition of Palm Inc. by Hewlett Packard Company.

Notification date Decision date
Friday May 14, 2010 Monday, May 31, 2010
Parties Involved Business activities
Hewlett Packard Company

HP: is a global provider of products, technologies, software, and services to individual customers, small and medium businesses, and large enterprises including the public, health and education sector.

Sigma Wireless Communications Limited
Motorola Ireland Limited
Palm Inc

Palm: is a provider of mobile products that enhance the lifestyle of the individual users and businesses worldwide.

Economic sector Media merger
Mobile handsets/ smartphones No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, May 24, 2010
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Mr. Barry O'Donnell & Mr. Andrew Rae

Tel: 01-804 5396 / 01-804 5420, email: bod@tca.ie / ar@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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