M/16/034 – Carlyle / AA Ireland

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of the entire issued share capital of AA Ireland Limited by Selenium Designated Activity Company, a company ultimately controlled by the Carlyle Group L.P., has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Thursday June 30, 2016 Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Parties Involved Business activities
Carlyle Group L.P.

The Carlyle Group is a USA-based private equity, alternative asset management and financial services corporation.

AA Ireland Limited

AA Ireland Limited is involved in home, life, motor and travel insurance and in providing services to AA members including breakdown services. AA Ireland Limited also provides traffic and travel updates through its website, telephone hotline, social media platforms and radio stations. 

Economic sector Media merger
Transport and Travel and Insurance No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Andrew Rae

Tel: 01-470 3671 Email: andrewrae@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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