ANZ Terminals Pty Ltd proposed acquisition of GrainCorp Liquid Terminals Australia Pty Ltd

Acquirer(s)

  • ANZ Terminals Pty Ltd

Target(s)

  • GrainCorp Liquid Terminals Australia Pty Ltd

Summary

ANZ Terminals Pty Ltd's proposed acquisition of GrainCorp Liquid Terminals Australia Pty Ltd 

Market definition

Refer to the attached Public Competition Assessment.

Competition analysis

Refer to the attached Public Competition Assessment.

Market inquiries

Statement of issues

Document title Date

Public competition assessment

Timeline

DateEvent
09/05/2019ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
23/05/2019Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
25/07/2019ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
08/08/2019Closing date for submissions from interested parties in response to the Statement of Issues.
24/10/2019Former proposed date for announcement of ACCC's decision (31/10/2019) is delayed to allow the ACCC further time to consider information received.
15/11/2019ACCC announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition, subject to a section 87B undertaking accepted by the ACCC.