Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Applegreen plc, through Petrogas Group Limited, of sole control of certain assets of Excol Limited and Mr J McCormack, constituting three retail fuel service stations and associated forecourt convenience stores situated in Sligo, Co. Sligo (2) and Drumshando, Co. Leitrim, has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. 

Economic sectorMedia merger
Retail fuel sales and associated forecourt convenience retailingNo

Notification date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Parties InvolvedBusiness activities
Petrogas Group LimitedPetrogas Group Limited is a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Applegreen plc and is active in the retail sale of motor fuels and associated forecourt convenience sales, such as grocery goods, coffee and hot food.
Target AssetsThe Target Assets are three retail fuel service stations with associated forecourt convenience stores, currently Excol branded, situated in Sligo, Co. Sligo (2) and Drumshando, Co. Leitrim.
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
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Current status Completed Cleared (Phase 1)

Decision date: Thursday, March 16, 2017