M/13/033 – Sappho / TCH

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Sappho Limited of the radio interests of Thomas Crosbie Holdings Limited has been cleared, with proposals, by the Competition Authority.

Notification date Decision date
Wednesday November 27, 2013 Friday, January 10, 2014
Parties Involved Business activities
Sappho Limited

Sappho is a part of Landmark Media Investments Limited, whose subsidiaries publish certain national and regional daily and weekly newspapers.

WKW FM Limited (t/a Beat 102-103 FM)

WKW FM Limited (t/a Beat 102-103 FM) is a radio broadcasting company licensed by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

South East Broadcasting Company Limited (t/a WLR FM)

South East Broadcasting Company Limited (t/a WLR FM) is a radio broadcasting company licensed by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

Siteridge Limited (t/a Red FM)

Siteridge Limited (t/a Red FM) is a radio broadcasting company licensed by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

AGF - Irish Life Holdings plc

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Church & General Insurance plc

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The Insurance Corporation of Ireland plc

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Economic sector Media merger
Media, in particular radio broadcasting. Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, December 9, 2013
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Barry O'Donnell

Tel: 01-804 5396, email: bod@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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