Merger 2018 7


Twenty First Century Fox & Sky

In accordance with Part 3A of the Competition Act 2002 (the Act), as amended, the Minister was notified on 31 August 2018 of the proposed acquisition of Sky plc by Twenty First Century Fox, Inc.. 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 18 September 2018, 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.

Copies of the letters containing the Minister's determination can be found below:​

Minister's Determination Twenty First Centur​​y Fox

Minister's Determination Sky

Media Merger Examination