PMP Limited and McPherson's Limited book printing businesses - proposed joint venture

Acquirer(s)

  • PMP Limited

Target(s)

  • McPherson's Limited

Competition analysis

Please see Public Competition Assessment attached below.

Statement of issues

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Public competition assessment

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Timeline

DateEvent
09/05/2007ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.
25/05/2007Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
28/05/2007Former proposed date of 13 June 2007 for announcement of ACCC's findings, amended to allow for consideration of further information.
20/06/2007ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns. Former proposed date of 20 June 2007 for announcement of ACCC's findings amended to allow for consultation on Statement of Issues.
04/07/2007Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.
11/07/2007Former proposed date of 18 July 2007 for announcement of ACCC's findings, amended to allow for consideration of further information.
24/07/2007Former proposed date of 1 August 2007 for announcement of ACCC's findings, amended to allow for consideration of further information.
15/08/2007ACCC announced it would oppose the proposed transaction.