2020 Mergers

Media Merger 2020 1

DMG Media and JPIMedia Publications

In accordance with Part 3A of the Competition Act 2002 (the Act), as amended, the Minister was notified on 20 March 2020 of the Proposed Acquisition of JPIMedia Publications  by DMG Media. In accordance with the Act, the Department undertook a 'Phase 1' examination of the merger in order to determine its potential effect on the plurality of media in the state. As a result of this examination the Minister made a determination, on 05 Mary 2020, that the proposed media merger will not adversely affect the plurality of media in the state and, as such, that it may be put into effect.

Letter containing the Minister's determination