Spicers Limited - Direct Paper

Acquirer(s)

  • Spicers Limited

Target(s)

  • Direct Paper

Summary

Spicers Limited proposes to acquire the assets comprising the business trading as Direct Paper from Wilmaridge Pty Ltd as trustee for the O’Neill Family Trust. 

Market inquiries

Submissions are invited from interested parties regarding the proposed acquisition of Direct Paper by Spicers by 13 December 2019.

Submissions should be forwarded electronically (preferably in PDF format) to mergers@accc.gov.au with the title: “Submission re: Spicers/Direct Paper - attention Elizabeth Elias/Isabelle Mauleon-Wells.” Alternatively submissions may be mailed to the Merger Investigations Branch, ACCC, GPO Box 3131 Canberra ACT 2601.

Following 13 December 2019, queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Elizabeth Elias or Isabelle Mauleon-Wells at mergers@accc.gov.au.

For more details, please refer to the attached market inquiries letter.

Market inquiries

Timeline

DateEvent
27/11/2019ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
13/12/2019Closing date for submissions.
20/02/2020Provisional 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

  • Elizabeth Elias
  • Isabelle Mauleon-Wells