OneSteel Limited - proposed acquisition of Smorgon Steel Group Limited

Acquirer(s)

  • OneSteel Limited

Target(s)

  • Smorgon Steel Group Limited

Statement of issues

Document title Date

Undertakings

Timeline

DateEvent
26/06/2006ACCC commences assessment under Merger Review Process Guidelines
27/06/2006ACCC commences market inquiries
07/07/2006ACCC requested further information from OneSteel
11/07/2006Closing date for submissions for the first round of market inquiries
17/07/2006ACCC received further information from OneSteel in response to request of 7 July 2006
28/07/2006ACCC requested further information from OneSteel
07/08/2006ACCC received further information from OneSteel in response to request of 28 July 2006
14/08/2006ACCC released a Statement of Issues in relation to the proposed acquisition
23/08/2006Closing date for submissions in response to the Statement of Issues
01/09/2006Proposed announcement of ACCC findings delayed at request of OneSteel to enable more time for OneSteel to respond to the ACCC's Statement of Issues (please see related media release)
19/09/2006Pause in ACCC process extended until further notice
05/02/2007Request for informal clearance of proposed acquisition withdrawn