M/17/017 – Landmark/BenchWarmers

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Landmark Digital Limited of sole control of BenchWarmers Limited has been notified to the CCPC.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday April 4, 2017 Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Parties Involved Business activities
Landmark Digital Limited

Landmark Digital Limited operates the websites Breakingnews.ie and RecruitIreland.com. It is part of the Landmark Media Group which owns and operates a number of newspapers (e.g., Irish Examiner, Evening Echo, The Laois Nationalist, etc) and radio stations (Beat FM, WLR FM, Red FM) in the State.

BenchWarmers Limited

BenchWarmers Limited operates the website benchwarmers.ie.

Economic sector Media merger
Online Content No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Barry O'Donnell

email: barryodonnell@ccpc.ie Tel: 01 4703696

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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