M/10/040 – Unilever / Alberto-Culver

Transaction details

The Competition Authority has cleared theᅠproposed acquisition of the Alberto-Culver Company by Unilever.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday November 23, 2010 Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Parties Involved Business activities

Unilever is a UK and Netherlands-based company which develops, manufactures, distributes and markets products internationally within two main categories: (1) food and beverages and (2) home and personal care.

The Alberto-Culver Company

Alberto-Culver is a US-based company that develops, manufactures, distributes and markets personal care products, as well as food and household products, in the United States and internationally.

Economic sector Media merger
Personal care products No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, December 3, 2010
Date of Requirement for Information Date Information Received
Monday, December 20, 2010 Monday, December 20, 2010
Current status: Active
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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