Bunnings Group Limited - Adelaide Tools and Oaklands Mower Centre

Acquirer(s)

  • Bunnings Group Limited

Target(s)

  • Adelaide Tools and Oaklands Mower Centre

Summary

Bunnings Group Limited proposed acquisition of Adelaide Tools and Oaklands Mower Centre.

Bunnings is a retailer of home improvement and outdoor living products. Adelaide Tools specialises in the sale and service of power tools. Oaklands Mower Centre specialises in outdoor power equipment.

Market inquiries

Submissions are invited from interested parties regarding the proposed acquisition. The closing date for submissions is 21 November 2019. 

Submissions should be forwarded electronically (preferably in PDF format) to mergers@accc.gov.au with the title "Submission re: Bunnings Group Limited's proposed acquisition of Adelaide Tools - attention Adam Phillimore / Matthew Chan."Alternatively submissions may be mailed to the Merger Investigations Branch, ACCC, GPO Box 3131 Canberra ACT 2601.

Following the closing date for submissions, queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Adam Phillimore / Matthew Chan at mergers@accc.gov.au. For more details, please refer to the attached market inquiries letter.

Timeline

DateEvent
05/11/2019ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
21/11/2019Closing date for submissions.
30/01/2020Provisional (or Proposed) 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

  • Adam Phillimore
  • Matthew Chan

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