- Bartter Enterprises Pty Ltd
SummaryBaiada Poultry Pty Ltd proposed to acquire Bartter Enterprises Pty Ltd.
On 11 February 2009, the ACCC announced its decision to oppose the proposed acquisition.
Baiada proffered an undertaking to address the ACCC's concerns about the impact that the proposed acquisition may have on the market for the wholesale supply of processed chicken meat.
The undertaking aims to maintain competition through the creation or strengthening of an additional viable, stand alone, independent and long term competitor for the wholesale supply of processed chicken meat products to Quick Service Restaurants, particularly to customers with requirements for large volume purchases across multiple states of Australia.
Market definitionPlease refer to the Public Competition Assessment.
Competition analysisPlease refer to the Public Competition Assessment.
Public competition assessment
|Final 87B Undertaking ( PDF 2.92 MB )||30 Jun 2009|
|With Confidential Schedules 7 and 8 in full as required by clauses 3.6(b) and 3.7 of the Undertaking. ( PDF 3 MB )||30 Jun 2009|
|12/11/2008||ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines. Market inquiries commenced.|
|03/12/2008||Closing date for submissions from interested parties.|
|17/12/2008||Former proposed date for announcement of ACCC's findings of 14 January 2009, amended to allow for further market inquiries in response to the Statement of Issues.|
|17/12/2008||ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.|
|27/01/2009||Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.|
|11/02/2009||ACCC announced it would oppose the proposed acquisition.|
|09/04/2009||Proposed s87B undertaking proffered by Baiada. ACCC commenced market inquiries relating to the proposed undertaking.|
|24/04/2009||Closing date for submissions relating to the proposed undertaking.|
|04/05/2009||ACCC timeline suspended pending receipt of further information from the proposed purchaser.|
|23/06/2009||ACCC received further information from proposed purchaser. ACCC timeline recommenced.|
|30/06/2009||ACCC announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition, following acceptance of Baiada's s87B undertaking.|