M/16/035 – Fence/Stradbrook

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Fence Bidco Limited  of sole control over Stradbrook Acquisitions (Holdings) Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Thursday July 14, 2016 Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Parties Involved Business activities
Fence Bidco Limited

Fence Bidco Limited, is Fence Bidco is a private company incorporated for the purposes of the proposed transaction. It is ultimately controlled by is ultimately controlled by Exponent Private Equity LLP Exponent, as London based private equity investment firm.

Stradbrook Acquisitions (Holdings) Limited

Stradbrook Acquisitions (Holdings) Limited is a private company i in England. It owns the Racing Post, a print and digital publication about the horse racing industry primarily operating in the UK and Ireland.

Economic sector Media merger
Advertising No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Andrew Rae

Telephone: 353-3-470-3671 Email: andrewrae@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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