M/16/033 – News Corp/Wireless
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has cleared the proposed transaction whereby News Corp UK & Ireland Limited, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of News Corporation, would acquire sole control of Wireless Group plc.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Thursday June 30, 2016||Tuesday, August 2, 2016|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|News Corp UK & Ireland Limited (News Corporation)||
Media and information services, including newspaper publishing, book publishing and digital real estate services.
|Wireless Group plc||
Radio broadcasting and sale of radio advertising and digital media in the UK and Ireland.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Friday, July 15, 2016|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
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