- 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.
|02/09/2019||ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.|
|17/09/2019||Closing date for submissions.|
|04/10/2019||ACCC requested further information from the parties|
|15/10/2019||Former provisional date for announcement of findings (21 November) is delayed to allow the parties more time to provide additional information.|
|28/10/2019||ACCC received further information from the parties.|
|12/12/2019||ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.|
|23/12/2019||ACCC requested further information from the parties.|
|20/01/2020||Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.|
|06/02/2020||ACCC is awaiting information from the parties. Former provisional date for announcement of ACCC’s findings (12 March 2020) is delayed. ACCC will announce a proposed decision date in due course.|
|05/05/2020||ACCC discontinued its public review after Cengage and McGraw-Hill advised that the merger would not be proceeding.|