M/15/011 – Semeral / Payzone
The proposed acquisition of sole control of Payzone Ireland Limited by Semeral Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Monday March 9, 2015||Tuesday, March 24, 2015|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
Semeral is a private company incorporated in Ireland, established for the purposes of the proposed transaction. Semeral is ultimately controlled by the Carlyle Group L.P.
|Payzone Ireland Limited||
Payzone Ireland operates a consumer payments acceptance network in the state. Its main services are the provision of mobile phone top up and card acceptance solutions.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|The industry sectors are the mobile phone services sector and the payment services sector.||No|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Friday, March 20, 2015|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
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