Acquirer: Carlton & United Breweries Ltd; Target: HP Bulmer (Overseas Holdings) Ltd

Acquirer(s)

  • Carlton & United Breweries Ltd

Target(s)

  • HP Bulmer (Overseas Holdings) Ltd

Summary

Carlton and United Breweries Pty Ltd proposes to acquire HP Bulmer (Overseas Holdings) Ltd.

Market definition

Market participants expressed the opinion that alcoholic cider faced competition from ready to drink beverages and to a lesser extent beer.

Competition analysis

A substantial lessening of competition is not predicted.

Merger type

Horizontal

Guidelines thresholds

Unknown

Imports above 10%

Unknown

ANZSIC code

2183