- Carter Holt Harvey Limited
SummarySumitomo propose to acquire certain assets of Carter Holt Harvey Limited's Woodproducts Australia business.
Competition analysisFor the ACCC's competition analysis, please refer to the Public Competition Assessment.
|30/11/2007||ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.|
|14/12/2007||Closing date for submissions from interested parties.|
|18/12/2007||ACCC requested further information from Sumitomo. ACCC timeline suspended.|
|11/01/2008||ACCC received further information from Sumitomo. Sumitomo indicated intention to provide additional information to the ACCC.|
|16/01/2008||ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.|
|23/01/2008||Former proposed date for announcement of ACCC's findings, amended to allow for provision of additional information from Sumitomo, and receipt of responses to Statement of Issues.|
|30/01/2008||Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues. ACCC received additional information from Sumitomo. ACCC timeline recommenced.|
|31/01/2008||ACCC timeline suspended pending receipt of additional information from the merger parties. Former proposed date for announcement of ACCC's findings of 13 February 2008, amended to 27 February 2008 to allow for receipt of additional information.|
|27/02/2008||ACCC announced it would oppose the proposed acquisition.|