The Dutch Competition Authority clears an acquisition in the media sector (PCM Holding / Nieuwsmedia / Wegener)

1. Facts and procedure On 17 July 2009 the Dutch Competition Authority (Nederlandse Mededingingsautoriteit, hereinafter "NMa") cleared the proposed acquisition of sole control over AD Nieuwsmedia B.V. (hereinafter "AD") by PCM Holding B.V. (hereinafter "PCM"). AD is and a joint-venture of PCM and Wegener Nederland B.V. PCM is a publishing company on the Dutch markets for newspapers, advertisement flyers, books, electronic media, printed matter, and distribution. AD is the publisher of a national newspaper and several regional newspapers. The proposed acquisition would lead to a change from joint to sole control over AD by PCM, including control over a related division of

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Authors

  • De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB)
  • Smeets Van Empel advocaten (Amsterdam)

Quotation

Margot Aelen, Loes Brekhof, The Dutch Competition Authority clears an acquisition in the media sector (PCM Holding / Nieuwsmedia / Wegener), 17 July 2009, e-Competitions July 2009, Art. N° 32025

Visites 121

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues