M/13/001 – BlackRock / CS ETF Business

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of Credit Suisse’s exchange traded fund businessᅠby BlackRock, Inc.ᅠhas been cleared byᅠthe Competition Authority.

Notification date Decision date
Friday February 8, 2013 Thursday, May 9, 2013
Parties Involved Business activities
BlackRock, Inc.

BlackRock is active in the provision of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional and retail clients around the world.

Credit Suisse AG (on behalf of CS ETF Business)

In Ireland, CS ETF Business offers 46 ETF products covering a wide variety of equity, fixed income and money market indices in developed and emerging markets.

Economic sector Media merger
Asset management No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, February 18, 2013
Date of Requirement for Information Date Information Received
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Elaine Cahill

Tel: 01-804 5482, email: ec@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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