M/16/007 – Ladbrokes / Gala Coral

Transaction details

The proposed merger of Ladbrokes p.l.c. with certain business of Gala Coral Group Limited (including Coral Retail, Eurobet Retail and Gala Coral’s Online businesses) has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Wednesday February 3, 2016 Thursday, March 10, 2016
Parties Involved Business activities
Ladbrokes p.l.c.

Ladbrokes is active in the betting and gaming industries and currently operates LBOs in the UK, Ireland, Spain and Belgium.

Gala Coral Group Limited

The target businesses comprise Coral Retail, Eurobet Retail and Gala Coral's online businesses.

Economic sector Media merger
The betting and gaming sectors. No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Barry O'Donnell

Tel: 01-470 3696, e-mail: barryodonnell@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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