Alinta Ltd - acquisition of Australian Pipeline Trust

Acquirer(s)

  • Alinta Ltd

Target(s)

  • Australian Pipeline Trust (APT)

Summary

Alinta Ltd - acquisition of Australian Pipeline Trust

Market definition

Please refer to Public Competition Assessment.

Competition analysis

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Public competition assessment

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Undertakings

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Timeline

DateEvent
17/08/2006Alinta announced that it acquired units in APT
08/09/2006Draft 87B undertaking proffered by Alinta. ACCC commenced market inquiries.
06/10/2006ACCC announced that it will not accept earlier 8 Sept offer of undertakings.
06/11/2006ACCC commences market inquiries in relation to new offer of undertakings by Alinta
09/11/2006Market inquiries to be completed in relation to new (6 Nov) offer of undertakings
22/11/2006Expected announcement of the ACCC's findings in relation to Alinta's new (6 Nov) offer of undertakings delayed.
27/11/2006ACCC announced that it accepted replacement undertakings.