M/14/018 – Sony / Step Topco (CSC Media)

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Sony Corporate Services Europe Limited of sole control of Step Topco Limited which is the ultimate holding company for CSC Media Group Limited has been cleared by the Competition Authority.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday July 1, 2014 Monday, July 28, 2014
Parties Involved Business activities
Sony Corporation Services Europe Limited

Sony Corporation is the parent company of the Sony group of companies and operates in several segments worldwide, directly or through its subsidiaries, including electronics (such as audio, video, television, information and communication devices, semiconductor and electronic components), games (such as PlayStation), entertainment (such as filmed entertainment (such as filmed entertainment and music), and financial services (such as insurance and banking).

CSC Media Group Limited

CSC Media is UK based media company.

Economic sector Media merger
The supply of television channels to operators. Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, July 14, 2014
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Joseph Walser

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

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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