M/10/017 – Metropolis / Medical Publications

Transaction details

The Competition Authority today, 16 June 2010, cleared the proposed transaction whereby Metropolis International Group Limited would acquire sole control of Medical Publications (Ireland) Limited.

Notification date Decision date
Friday May 28, 2010 Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Parties Involved Business activities
Metropolis International Group Ltd

is an international media group that specialises in publishing consumer, business and travel publications.

Medical Publications (Ireland) Limited

publishes Irish Medical Times and MIMS Ireland, publications containing news and information for Irish doctors and other healthcare professionals.

Reflex Investments plc
Parity Maintenance Limited
Economic sector Media merger
The print media sector Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, June 7, 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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