M/11/035 – Graphite (Blackstone) / Harbourmaster

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of Harbourmaster Capital (Holdings) Limited by Graphite Holdings LLC, controlled by the Blackstone Group LP, has been cleared by Competition Authority.

Notification date Decision date
Thursday October 20, 2011 Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Parties Involved Business activities
Graphite Holdings LLC

Graphite Holdings LLC is a newly formed and wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of The Blackstone Group L.P. Blackstone, together with its affiliates, is a leading manager of private capital and provider of financial advisory services.

Harbourmaster Capital (Holdings) Limited

Through its group companies, Harbourmaster's activities consist of asset management and sub-management services with a focus on senior secured loans, and in particular managing and sub-managing CLO's.

Economic sector Media merger
The asset management industry. No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, October 31, 2011
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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