BlueScope Steel Ltd - proposed acquisition of Smorgon Steel Distribution

Acquirer(s)

  • BlueScope Steel Ltd

Target(s)

  • Smorgon Steel Distribution

Summary

Competition analysis

For detailed competition analysis, please see the Public Competition Assessment below.

Public competition assessment

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
11/04/2007ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines. Market inquiries commenced
02/05/2007Closing date for submissions from interested parties
23/05/2007ACCC decision delayed pending further discussions with the parties involved in the proposals to acquire Smorgon.
07/06/2007ACCC announced decision not to oppose the proposed acquisition