M/15/039 – Liberty Global / TV3

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of TV3 Television Network Limited by Liberty Global plc, has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday July 21, 2015 Friday, October 2, 2015
Parties Involved Business activities
Liberty Global plc

Liberty Global is active as a cable network operator in a number of European countries, including in Ireland via its subsidiary UPC Communications Ireland Ltd.

TV3 Television Network Limited

TV3 Group is active in the State in TV broadcasting and its related catch up/VOD service.

Economic sector Media merger
The television and media sector in Ireland. Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Date of Requirement for Information Date Information Received
Monday, August 31, 2015 Friday, September 11, 2015
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Andrew Rae

Tel: 01-470 3671, e-mail: andrewrae@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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