M/16/034 – Carlyle / AA Ireland
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|
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