Bauer Media Pty Limited - Pacific Magazines Pty Ltd

Acquirer(s)

  • Bauer Media Pty Limited

Target(s)

  • Pacific Magazines Pty Ltd

Summary

Bauer Media Pty Limited proposes to acquire the business assets of Pacific Magazines Pty Ltd.

Bauer Media and Pacific Magazines are both publishers of content in magazines (print and digital editions) and digital (websites).

Market inquiries

Submissions are invited from interested parties regarding the proposed acquisition of Pacific Magazines by Bauer Media by 14 November 2019.

Submissions should be forwarded electronically (preferably in PDF format) to mergers@accc.gov.au with the title: "Submission re: Bauer/Pacific Magazines - attention Tim Byrne/Jonathan Koay." Alternatively submissions may be mailed to the Merger Investigations Branch, ACCC, GPO Box 3131 Canberra ACT 2601.

Following 14 November 2019, queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Tim Byrne/Jonathan Koay at mergers@accc.gov.au.

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

Market inquiries

Timeline

DateEvent
24/10/2019ACCC commenced review under the informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
14/11/2019Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
19/12/2019Provisional 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

  • Tim Byrne
  • Jonathan Koay

Contact email