Alinta Ltd - proposed acquisition of AGL

Acquirer(s)

  • Alinta Ltd

Target(s)

  • The Australian Gaslight Company

Summary

Matter withdrawn

Market definition

Please refer to Public Competition Assessment.

Competition analysis

Please refer to Public Competition Assessment.

Statement of issues

Document title Date

Public competition assessment

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
29/03/2006Alinta provides draft s87B undertakings for public consultation
30/03/2006Alinta provides substantial submission on competition issues
26/04/2006Alinta and AGL announce heads of agreement to merge
28/04/2006Market inquiries to be completed.
31/05/2006Alinta formally offers revised undertakings.
02/06/2006Market inquiries extended to this date to encompass joint merger proposal.
16/06/2006ACCC releases Statement of Issues
03/07/2006Market inquiries in relation to Statement of Issues completed
03/08/2006Matter suspended from consideration, pending further information from Alinta
21/09/2006Alinta withdraws proposal and ACCC discontinues its review