Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of joint control by Daniel Geoghegan and Tim Cummins (Primeline Group) of Johnson Brothers Unlimited Company, through Shannon Transport Limerick Holdings Limited, has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Economic sectorMedia merger
Distribution and logisticsNo

Notification date: Friday, January 13, 2017

Parties InvolvedBusiness activities
Daniel Geoghegan & Tim CumminsTwo individual business men controlling the Primeline Group which provides logistical and sales and marketing services in the distribution sector.
Johnson BrothersThe target company is a full service distributor, providing sales, marketing and administration services.
Case Officer AssignedContact Details
Joseph WalserTel: (+353)1 470 3678 E-mail:
Media Enquiries MKC Communications: 01 7038600

The deadline for any third parties who wish to make submissions regarding the competition aspects of this merger is:

Phase 1
Monday, January 30, 2017
Current status Completed Cleared (Phase 1)

Decision date: Thursday, February 16, 2017