Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by United Parcels Services Inc. through UPS Corporate Finance Sárl of the entire issued share capital and thus sole control of Eirpost Group Unlimited Company has been notified to the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Economic sectorMedia merger
Courier and Parcel Delivery ServicesNo

Notification date: Friday, May 5, 2017

Parties InvolvedBusiness activities
UPS Inc.UPS Inc. is a company incorporated in the state of Delaware, USA. It is a package delivery company operating globally and a provider of global supply chain management solutions. It has a number of subsidiaries including UPS Corporate Finance Sárl and UPS Ireland.
Eirpost Group Unlimited Company The Eirpost group operates a courier and parcel delivery business in Ireland and the UK through a number of subsidiaries, these include Nightline Holdings Limited, Eirpost Holdings unlimited and Nightline Logistics Group Unlimited Company.
Case Officer AssignedContact Details
Tommy BurkeTel No.: 01 4025503 email:
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
Friday, May 19, 2017
Current status Active Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)