M/15/060 – Trinity Mirror / Local World

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Trinity Mirror plc of Local World Holdings Limited, has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Wednesday October 28, 2015 Thursday, November 26, 2015
Parties Involved Business activities
Trinity Mirror plc

Trinity Mirror is a UK newspaper publisher with a print portfolio including five national newspapers and 84 regional newspapers and a digital portfolio of publishing sites.

Local World Holdings Limited

Local World publishes approximately 83 regional/local newspapers in UK together with a portfolio of companion websites.

Economic sector Media merger
Both the Purchaser and the Target are newspaper publishers and operators of digital sites associated with their newspaper titles. Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Thursday, November 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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