M/10/033 – Doughty Hanson / Equity Trust

Transaction details

The Competition Authority has today cleared the proposed transaction whereby Doughty Hanson and Company Limited would acquire sole control of Equity Trust Holdings and all companies under its direct or indirect control.

Notification date Decision date
Friday September 24, 2010 Monday, October 18, 2010
Parties Involved Business activities
Doughty Hanson & Co. Limited

Doughty Hanson is a private equity fund manager that directly or through its subsidiaries organises and administers a number of private equity and equity related investment funds on behalf of institutional and private investors.

Equity Trust Holdings S.á.r.l

Equity Trust is a provider of administrative services, including secretarial and legal administration services, structured finance solutions, fund administration, private clients administration and book-keeping and reporting.

Economic sector Media merger
Fund administration services Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, October 4, 2010
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Andrew Rae

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

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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