The Borg Group - proposed acquisition of MDF manufacturing assets of Alpine MDF Industries Pty Ltd

Acquirer(s)

  • The Borg Group

Target(s)

  • MDF manufacturing assets of Alpine MDF Industries Pty Ltd

Statement of issues

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
26/04/2016ACCC commenced review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
04/05/2016ACCC requested further information from the merger parties.
13/05/2016Closing date for submissions from interested parties. ACCC assessing information provided during market inquiries and consulting with merger parties on relevant issues or concerns arising.
19/05/2016Former provisional date for announcement of findings (30 June) is delayed to allow the merger parties to provide additional information.
02/06/2016ACCC received information from the merger parties. ACCC timeline recommenced.
07/07/2016ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
21/07/2016Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.
27/07/2016ACCC requested further information from the merger parties.
12/08/2016Former proposed decision date of 1 September 2016 delayed to allow the ACCC to obtain additional information from the merger parties.
17/08/2016ACCC discontinued its public review after the Borg Group advised that the proposed acquisition would not be proceeding.