M/15/008 – Discovery / Setanta
The proposed acquisition of Setanta Sports Asia Limited by Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific PTE. Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Thursday February 26, 2015||Thursday, March 12, 2015|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific Pte. Limited||
Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific Pte. Limited is an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Communications, Inc. which is one of the world's leading nonfiction media companies.
|Setanta Sports Asia Limited||
Setanta Sports Asia Limited is engaged in sports broadcasting and production through the Setanta Sports Asia channel.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|The industry sector involved is the broadcasting sector and, more particularly, the broadcast of audiovisual content.||Yes|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Monday, March 9, 2015|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
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