Transpacific Industries Group Ltd - acquisition of Allician Pty Ltd T/A Fraser Coast Recycling

Acquirer(s)

  • Transpacific Industries Group Ltd

Target(s)

  • Allician Pty Ltd T/A Fraser Coast Recycling

Summary

Transpacific has acquired the business of Allician Pty Ltd trading as Fraser Coast Recycling.

Market definition

The acquisition was considered in the context of the regional Fraser Coast market for the collection of dry recyclable material. It was not necessary for the ACCC to reach a conclusive view on market definition as the outcome of the competition assessment would not have been affected.

Competition analysis

The ACCC formed the view that the acquisition was unlikely to substantially lessen competition due to both the lack of overlap between the operations of Transpacific and Allician and relatively low barriers to entry for the collection of dry recyclable materials.

Timeline

DateEvent
15/08/2007The acquisition was completed.
26/08/2008ACCC became aware that the acquisition had been completed.
26/08/2008ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines. Market inquiries commenced.
03/09/2008Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
04/09/2008ACCC announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition.