M/12/005 – Apollo EPF / MBNA

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of certain assets of MBNA Europe Bank Limited by Apollo European Principal Finance Fund, L.P., has been cleared by the Competition Authority.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday March 27, 2012 Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Parties Involved Business activities
Apollo European Principal Finance Fund, L.P.

Apollo EPF is an investment fund managed by Apollo EPF Advisors, L.P., an affiliate of Apollo Management L.P. Investment. Funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Management L.P. invest in companies involved in various businesses throughout the world.

MBNA Europe Bank Limited

MBNA is a credit card business.

Economic sector Media merger
Apollo is active in global alternative asset management and MBNA is a credit card business. No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, April 6, 2012
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Elaine Cahill & Andrew Rae

01-804 5482 / 5420, email: ec@tca.ie / ar@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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