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Topaz seeks regulatory green light for Irish Esso takeover

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

22nd April, 2015

Denis O’Brien’s Topaz has sought regulatory approval for its takeover of Esso’s Irish petrol stations.

Topaz in December said it was in talks to buy Esso in a deal thought to be worth about €70 million. Esso, part of US oil giant Exxon Mobil, has almost 90 filling stations across the country. Some 38 are directly controlled by Esso while the rest are independently owned but trade under the brand name.


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