M/15/059 – Paddy Power / Betfair
The proposed merger of Paddy Power PLC and Betfair Group PLC, has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Tuesday October 20, 2015||Friday, January 15, 2016|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|Paddy Power plc||
Paddy Power is an international betting and gaming group offering services via three channels: online, retail and telephone.
|Betfair Group plc||
Betfair is an international betting and gaming group offering a wide range of gambling products, and limited B2B services. Betfair's business is online: it has no retail presence.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|The provision of gambling services.||No|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Thursday, November 5, 2015|
|Date of Requirement for Information||Date Information Received|
|Monday, November 30, 2015||Friday, December 4, 2015|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
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