Saputo Dairy Australia Pty Ltd - Lion Dairy and Drinks Pty Ltd's cheese business

Acquirer(s)

  • Saputo Dairy Australia Pty Ltd

Target(s)

  • Lion Dairy and Drinks Pty Ltd's cheese business

Summary

Saputo Dairy Australia Pty Ltd's proposed acquisition of Lion Dairy and Drinks Pty Ltd's cheese business

Market inquiries

Submissions are invited from interested parties regarding the proposed acquisition.

The closing date for submissions is 30 May 2019. Submissions should be forwarded electronically (preferably in PDF format) to mergers@accc.gov.au with the title “Submission re: Saputo's proposed acquisition of Lion's cheese business– attention Braeden Smith”.

Following the closing date, queries regarding the ACCC’s review may be addressed to Braeden Smith at mergers@accc.gov.au. For more details, please refer to the attached market inquiries letter.

 

Market inquiries

Timeline

DateEvent
16/05/2019ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
30/05/2019Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
25/07/2019Provisional 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

  • Braeden Smith

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