Proposed merger between Cengage Learning and McGraw-Hill Education


  • Cengage Learning


  • McGraw-Hill Education


The parties are both active in education publishing and the transaction involves the combination of Cengage's and McGraw-Hill's global publishing businesses.

Market inquiries

Submissions are invited from interested parties regarding the proposed merger of Cengage and McGraw-Hill by 17 September 2019.

Submissions should be forwarded electronically (preferably in PDF format) to with the title: "Submission re: Cengage McGraw-Hill - attention Asa Tan / Nicholas Wellfare." Alternatively submissions may be mailed to the Merger Investigations Branch, ACCC, GPO Box 3131 Canberra ACT 2601.

Following 17 September 2019, queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Asa Tan or Nicholas Wellfare at

For more details please refer to the Market Inquiries letter below.

Market inquiries

Document title Date


02/09/2019ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
17/09/2019Closing date for submissions.
21/11/2019Provisional 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

  • Asa Tan
  • Nicholas Wellfare

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