M/14/039 – CVC / Sky Bet

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by CVC Capital Partners of Sky Bet has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday December 16, 2014 Thursday, January 22, 2015
Parties Involved Business activities
CVC Capital Partners Limited

The CVC group consists of privately owned advisory entities whose activity is providing investment advice to and/or managing investments on behalf of investment funds.

Sky Bet

Sky Bet is a division of Sky that conducts a range of betting and gaming activities, including a fixed odds betting service.

Economic sector Media merger
The sectors involved are the provision of gambling services and digital wallet and online payment services. No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, December 29, 2014
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Barry O'Donnell

Tel: 01-470 3696, e-mail: barryodonnell@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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