Transpacific Industries Group Ltd - acquisition of Roads & Robinson Rubbish & Recycling

Acquirer(s)

  • Transpacific Industries Group Ltd

Target(s)

  • Roads & Robinson Rubbish & Recycling

Summary

Transpacific Industries Group Ltd has acquired Roads & Robinson Rubbish & Recycling.

Market definition

The acquisition was considered in the context of:
- Perth regional market for the collection and transportation of municipal waste;
- Perth regional market for the supply of waste recycling facilities
- WA markets for the supply of:
- recycled glass;
- recycled paper;
- recycled cardboard;
- recycled plastic (PET and HDPE); and
- recycled metals (steel and aluminium)

Competition analysis

The ACCC formed the view that the acquisition was unlikely to substantially lessen competition in the relevant markets due to a number of actual and potential competitors who would be likely to constrain the merged firm.

Timeline

DateEvent
31/05/2008Transpacific Industries Group Ltd acquired Roads & Robinson Rubbish & Recycling.
04/06/2008ACCC notified of acquisition.
06/06/2008ACCC commenced review under Merger Review Process Guidelines.
16/06/2008Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
27/06/2008ACCC announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition.