Doellken-ASL Pty Ltd - proposed acquisition of Consolidated Veneers Pty Ltd.

Summary

On 9 August 2005, the ACCC decided not to intervene in the proposed acquisition of Consolidated Veneers Pty Ltd by Doellken-ASL Pty Ltd.

Market definition

National market for the distribution of decorative panel board edgings.

Competition analysis

The ACCC considered that the relevant market was a national market for the distribution of decorative panel board edgings. Following market inquiries, the ACCC concluded that, given the size of the market for edging products, the substantial level of imports and the strong potential for further import competition, the proposed acquisition was unlikely to result in a substantial lessening of competition in the relevant market.

Merger type

Horizontal, Vertical

Initiation

Parties