M/14/003 – Future / Wrapports / Aggrego

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of joint control of Aggrego Services LLC by Future Holdings Limited and Wrapports Ventures LLC has been cleared by the Competition Authority.

Notification date Decision date
Monday January 27, 2014 Monday, February 24, 2014
Parties Involved Business activities
Future Holdings Limited

Future, which is part of the Digicel group is in turn controlled by Denis O'Brien who also controls the Communicorp group. The Communicorp group owns and operates radio stations in Ireland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria, Latvia and Jordon.

Wrapports Ventures, LLC

Wrapports Ventures, LLC is a direct subsidiary of Wrapports, LLC. Sun-Times Media Holdings, LLC, which is ultimately controlled by Wrapports, LLC, operates through its subsidiaries Chicago's largest locally owned newspaper network.

Aggrego Services Limited

Aggrego is a media-technology company that seeks to blend new technology with traditional media business elements and components.

Economic sector Media merger
The industry sector involved is the market for the sale of online advertising in the Caribbean, South Pacific, Central America and the US. Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Current status: Completed
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Elaine Cahill

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

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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