M/17/012 – Mediawatch Limited t/a Kantar Media / Newsaccess Limited
The proposed acquisition by Mediawatch Limited, trading as Kantar Media, of the entire issued share capital and thus sole control, of Newsaccess Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Thursday March 9, 2017||Tuesday, July 11, 2017|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|Mediawatch Limited t/a Kantar Media||
Mediawatch Limited is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of WPP plc and trades as Kantar Media, providing media intelligence services (multimedia media monitoring and media analysis services).
Newsaccess Limited offers multichannel media monitoring (print, broadcast, online and social media) and evaluation (or insight) services.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Monday, March 27, 2017|
|Date of Requirement for Information||Date Information Received|
|Thursday, April 20, 2017||Wednesday, May 10, 2017|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared with agreed measures (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
Tel: (+353)1 470 3662 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: (+353)1 470 3678 e-mail: email@example.com
Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600