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