Emergent Cold proposed acquisition of AB Oxford Cold Storage Company


  • Emergent Cold Pty Ltd


  • AB Oxford Cold Storage Company


Emergent Cold Pty Ltd (Emergent Cold) proposes to acquire AB Oxford Cold Storage Company (Oxford). 

Emergent Cold and Oxford both provide cold storage services in Victoria. 

Market inquiries

Submissions are invited from interested parties regarding the proposed acquisition. 

The closing date for submissions is 21 June 2019. Submissions should be forwarded electronically (preferably in PDF format) to mergers@accc.gov.au with the title "Submission re: Emergent Cold / Oxford - attention Madeleine Houghton and Andrew Sudol". 

Following the closing date, queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Madeleine Houghton and Andrew Sudol at mergers@accc.gov.au. For more details, please refer to the attached market inquiries letter. 

ACCC correspondence

Document title Date


04/06/2019ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
21/06/2019Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
15/08/2019Provisional 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

  • Madeleine Houghton
  • Andrew Sudol

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