M/10/024 – Gleeson / Gilbeys

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of certain assets of Gilbeys of Ireland Limited by Gleeson Wines & Spirits Limited has been cleared by the Competition Authority.

Notification date Decision date
Friday July 30, 2010 Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Parties Involved Business activities
Gleeson Wines & Spirits Limited

The Gleeson Group's business encompasses the manufacture, marketing, wholesale distribution of mineral waters, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages and associated activities for sale in Ireland.

Gilbeys of Ireland Limited

Gilbeys is involved in the distribution of wine throughout Ireland and the wholesale distribution of wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks in Dublin.

Economic sector Media merger
The wholesale distribution of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages (including wine) in the State. No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, August 13, 2010
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Barry O'Donnell

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

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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