Bis Industries Holdings Limited - proposed acquisition of Cougar Mining Group

Acquirer(s)

  • Bis Industries Holdings Limited

Target(s)

  • Cougar Mining Group Pty Ltd

Summary

Bis Industries Holdings Limited (Bis) proposes to acquire Cougar Mining Group Pty Ltd (Cougar).

Bis and Cougar both provide support services to the coal mining industry, including the hiring out of underground longwall relocation equipment and other specialised mining equipment.

Market inquiries

Submissions are invited from interested parties regarding the proposed acquisition.

The closing date for submissions is 31 May 2019. Submissions should be forwarded electronically (preferably in PDF format) to mergers@accc.gov.au with the title “Submission re: Bis / Cougar – attention Stella Leung and Zac Sotidis”.

Following the closing date, queries regarding the ACCC’s review may be addressed to Stella Leung and Zac Sotidis at mergers@accc.gov.au. For more details, please refer to the attached market inquiries letter.

Market inquiries

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
17/05/2019ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Process Guidelines.
31/05/2019Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
08/08/2019Provisional 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

  • Stella Leung
  • Zac Sotidis

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