Merger Notification M/22/030 – BGF / DPB Meats/Stillorgan Trading Post

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by BGF Investments LP and BGF Ireland 1A LP, funds managed or advised by BGF Investment Management Limited, of a minority equity stake in DPB Meats Limited and the related proposed acquisition by DPB Meats Limited of the entire issued share capital of Stillorgan Trading Post Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday June 7, 2022 Thursday, June 23, 2022
Parties Involved Business activities
BGF Investments LP and BGF Ireland 1A LP

BGF Investments LP and BGF Ireland 1A LP are funds managed or advised by BGF Investment Management Limited (collectively “BGF”). BGF is an investor of equity capital in growing SME companies in the UK and Ireland. BGF invests in a wide range of companies including earlier stage businesses, growth-stage businesses and quoted companies across multiple sectors and every region of the UK and Irish economies.

DPB Meats Limited

DPB Meats Limited, trading as Dublin Meat Company, is a retail seller of ready-meals and craft butchery products in the State. DPB Meats Limited distributes ready meals under the Fit Foods brand to retailers in Ireland and operates 6 craft butcher outlets in the greater Dublin area and Louth.

Stillorgan Trading Post Limited

Stillorgan Trading Post Limited, trading as Swift Fine Foods, manufactures and supplies chilled and frozen meals to the retail and foodservice sector in the State.

Economic sector Media merger
Other Retail/Wholesale No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Tommy Burke

Tel: (+353)1 402 5503


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