M/13/001 – BlackRock / CS ETF Business
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|
|Messrs. Gracie and Fearnley||
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|
|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|
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