M/17/056 – Bay/Radio Nova
The proposed acquisition by Bay Broadcasting Limited of sole control of Classic Rock Broadcasting Limited t/a Radio Nova has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Friday October 20, 2017||Monday, January 22, 2018|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|Bay Broadcasting Limited||
Bay Broadcasting Limited currently holds 38.4% of the share capital in Classic Rock Broadcasting Limited t/a Radio Nova. Bay Broadcasting Limited also operates the following two radio stations based in the Greater Dublin Area: Choice Broadcasting Limited t/a Classic Hits 4FM and Star Broadcasting Limited t/a Sunshine 106.8.
|Classic Rock Broadcasting Limited t/a Radio Nova||
Radio Nova is a specialist classic rock music radio station licensed by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland to broadcast to Dublin city and county and the Dublin commuter belt, including parts of counties Wicklow, Kildare and Meath.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Radio broadcasting and advertising.||Yes|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Friday, November 3, 2017|
|Date of Requirement for Information||Date Information Received|
|Wednesday, November 29, 2017||Monday, December 18, 2017|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
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