GFG Alliance Australia / Liberty House Group- Steelforce Holdings Pty Ltd

Acquirer(s)

  • GFG Alliance Australia / Liberty House Group

Target(s)

  • Steelforce Holdings Pty Ltd

Summary

Proposed acquisition of Steelforce Holdings Pty Ltd (Steelforce) by GFG Alliance Australia/Liberty House Group (Liberty).

Liberty and Steelforce manufacture and supply long steel products to distributors in Australia. Liberty and Steelforce are also distributors of long steel products in Australia.

 

Market inquiries

The ACCC invites comments on Liberty's proposal to acquire Steelforce.

For more details, please refer to the market inquiries letter found further below. 

The closing date for submissions is 5 March 2019. Please send submissions (preferably in PDF) to mergers@accc.gov.au with the title ‘Submission re: Liberty/Steelforce - attention Yak Wang/Jonathan Koay'

Alternatively, you can send submissions to Merger Investigations Branch, ACCC, GPO Box 3131, CANBERRA ACT 2601.

After 5 March 2019, please address queries to Yak Wang / Jonathan Koay via mergers@accc.gov.au

ACCC correspondence

Timeline

DateEvent
13/02/2019ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
27/02/2019ACCC requested further information from the parties.
05/03/2019Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
14/03/2019Former provisional date for announcement of findings (2 May) is delayed to allow merger parties to provide additional information.
26/03/2019ACCC received further information from the parties.
16/05/2019Provisional 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

  • Yak Wang
  • Jonathan Koay

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