M/14/041 – JDM Automotive Limited / Commons Road Cars

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of Commons Road Cars Limited by JDM Automotive Limited has been cleared byᅠthe Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday December 30, 2014 Thursday, January 22, 2015
Parties Involved Business activities
JDM Automotive Limited

JDM is the holding company for Joe Duffy Automotive Motor Group (the Group). The Group is in the business of the retail sale of vehicles and is partner of some of the automotive industry's most well known brands including Audi, BMW, BMW Motorrad, BMWi, Ford, Land Rover, Mazda, NINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Volvo and SEAT.

Commons Road Cars Limited

Commons Road Cars Limited is in the business of the retail sale of passenger vehicles, holding an exclusive franchise agreement with Volkswagen Group Ireland for the sale of passenger vehicles in County Meath which is renewable every two years provided that certain targets and conditions are met. It also operates a vehicle service department.

Economic sector Media merger
The industry sectors involved are the retail sale of passenger vehicles and the provision of aftersales service and parts. No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, January 12, 2015
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Joseph Walser

Tel: 01-470 3678, e-mail: josephwalser@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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