Notices published in Govt. Gazette No. 19,947 of 13th February 2018


Notification of Concentration

In terms of Regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations 2002, published in the Legal Notice 294 of 2002, the Director General of the Office for Competition notifies for general information that a notification of a concentration between GVC Holdings plc (Douglas, Isle of Man) and Ladbrokes Coral Group plc (London, United Kingdom) was filed on Wednesday, 7th February, 2018, and accepted as a complete notification on Thursday, 8th February, 2018.

The nature of the concentration is an acquisition of sole control by GVC Holding plc of the whole of Ladbrokes Coral Group plc.

GVC Holding plc is a multinational sports betting and gaming group. It has licences in 14 countries and it offers customers the opportunity to place bets online on a variety of sports events. Whilst Ladbrokes Coral Group plc is a multinational multi-channel betting and gaming company and it is a member of the FTSE 25.  Together with its subsidiaries, it is involved in the betting and gaming businesses. Both companies are actively involved in the provision of online betting and online gaming services, in Malta.

The Director General of the Office for Competition invites interested third parties to submit their written observations on this notified concentration.

Such written observations should reach the Office for Competition within seven days following publication of this notice at the following address:
Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority

Office for Competition
Mizzi House
Triq Nazzjonali,
Blata l-Bajda HMR 9010

13th February, 2018


Traffic Suspension

The Ħal Għargħur Local Council notifies that on Friday, 16th February, 2018, from 10.00 a.m. till noon, Triq Ferdinand will be closed for traffic.

13th February, 2018