Rio Tinto Ltd - proposed acquisition of Alcan Inc

Acquirer(s)

  • Rio Tinto Ltd

Target(s)

  • Alcan Inc

Summary

Market definition

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Competition analysis

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Public competition assessment

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
19/07/2007ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.
06/08/2007Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
12/09/2007ACCC requested further information from Rio Tinto in relation to the supply of bauxite and alumina.
03/10/2007ACCC announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition.