Pact Group Pty Ltd - proposed acquisition of Viscount Plastics Pty Ltd

Acquirer(s)

  • Pact Group Pty Ltd

Target(s)

  • Viscount Plastics Pty Ltd

Statement of issues

Based on market inquiries conducted previously and competition concerns identified at that time, the ACCC is re-issuing a Statement of Issues for this proposed acquisition. This Statement of Issues largely reflects the ACCC's previous Statement of Issues; however, some amendments have been made to reflect changes advised by Pact Group since the ACCC's previous consideration of the proposed acquisition.

Timeline

DateEvent
14/04/2009ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.
15/04/2009ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
08/05/2009Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.
10/06/2009Former proposed date for announcement of ACCC's findings. At the request of Pact Group, the ACCC timeline has been suspended to allow time for Pact Group to provide further information to the ACCC.
09/07/2009Pact Group has withdrawn its application for an informal merger review. Consequently, the ACCC has ceased reviewing this matter.