M/12/019 – IBM / Kenexa

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of Kenexa Corporation by IBM Corporation has been cleared by the Competition Authority.

Notification date Decision date
Thursday September 20, 2012 Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Parties Involved Business activities
IBM Corporation

IBM is active worldwide in the development, production and marketing of a variety of IT solutions, comprising software, systems (servers, storage systems, software) and services (business consulting and IT infrastructure).

Kenexa Corporation

Kenexa provides employment and retention software solutions that enable organisations to more effectively recruit, retain and develop employees.

Economic sector Media merger
IT and recruiting and talent management solutions No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, October 1, 2012
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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