Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by the Voluntary Health Insurance Board, through its subsidiary, Vhi Investments DAC, of sole control of three Vhi Swiftcare Clinics, through the acquisition of its joint venture partner, Aras Slainte Limited, has been notified to the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.  

Economic sectorMedia merger

Notification date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Parties InvolvedBusiness activities
VhiPrivate health insurance and the provision of primary care services through three Vhi Swiftcare Clinics.
Aras Slainte LimitedJoint venture partner of the Vhi in the three Vhi Swiftcare Clinics.
Case Officer AssignedContact Details
Han NieTel: (+353)1 470 3664 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
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Date of Requirement for InformationDate Information Received
Monday, March 13, 2017Thursday, March 30, 2017
Current status Active Extended (Phase 1)