M/13/013 – Kepak / Silvercrest

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of Silvercrest Foods by Kepak Group has been cleared by the Competition Authority.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday April 23, 2013 Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Parties Involved Business activities
Kepak Group

The Kepak Group trades primarily beef and lamb, but also fish, pork, and buffalo on a worldwide basis.

Silvercrest Foods

Silvercrest Foods was active up until January 2013 in the processing and supply of frozen beef burgers in Ireland. It supplied Tesco, Aldi, Dunnes, Superquinn, Burger King, Pallas Foods and Cuisine de France.

Economic sector Media merger
The frozen burger sector No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Joseph Walser

Tel: 01-804 5402, email: jw@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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