Aurizon Operations Limited - proposed acquisition of Glencore Rail (NSW) Pty Ltd

Acquirer(s)

  • Aurizon Operations Limited

Target(s)

  • Glencore Rail (NSW) Pty Ltd

Statement of issues

Timeline

DateEvent
04/08/2016ACCC commenced review under the Merger Process Guidelines.
18/08/2016ACCC requested further information from Aurizon.
19/08/2016Closing date for submissions. ACCC assessing information provided during market inquiries and consulting with merger parties on any relevant issues or concerns arising.
29/08/2016Former provisional date for announcement of findings (29th September) is delayed pending provision of the information by Aurizon.
30/08/2016ACCC received information from Aurizon.
06/10/2016ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
21/10/2016Following an announcement by Glencore that it had reached an agreement to sell GRail to Genesee & Wyoming Australia, the ACCC discontinued this review.