Asahi Group Holdings - Carlton & United Breweries (owned by Anheuser Busch InBev SA/NV)

Acquirer(s)

  • Asahi Group Holdings

Target(s)

  • Carlton & United Breweries (owned by Anheuser Busch InBev SA/NV)

Summary

Asahi proposes to acquire Carlton & United Breweries (CUB).

Asahi and CUB both supply a range of beer, cider and spirits products.

Market inquiries

Submissions are invited from interested parties regarding the proposed acquisition of CUB by Asahi by 6 September 2019.

Submissions should be forwarded electronically (preferably in PDF format) to mergers@accc.gov.au with the title: “Submission re: Asahi/CUB - attention Asa Tan / Stella Leung." Alternatively submissions may be mailed to the Merger Investigations Branch, ACCC, GPO Box 3131 Canberra ACT 2601. 

Following 6 September 2019, queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Asa Tan or Stella Leung at mergers@accc.gov.au.

For more details please refer to the Market Inquiries letter below.

ACCC correspondence

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
23/08/2019ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
06/09/2019Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
31/10/2019Provisional date for announcement of ACCC’s findings (as outlined in the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines, this may be a final decision or release of a Statement of Issues).

Project staff

  • Asa Tan
  • Stella Leung

Contact email