M/13/029 – Fox / Setanta Africa
The proposed acquisition of Setanta Africa Services Limited by Fox International Channels Netherlands Holding B.V. has been cleared by the Competition Authority.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Monday October 7, 2013||Thursday, October 24, 2013|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|Fox International Channels Netherlands Holding B.V.||
Fox International Channels Netherlands Holding B.V. is a wholly owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox Group. The primary activities of 21st Century Fox worldwide are: film production and distribution, operation of Fox broadcast television stations and the broadcasting of network programming in the United States and internationally.
|Setanta Africa Services Limited||
The main activity of Setanta Sports Africa Limited is the broadcasting of televised sporting events in Africa, via the channels Setanta Africa and Setanta Action.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Friday, October 18, 2013|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
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