Transpacific Industries Group Ltd - completed acquisition of Hunter Waste

Acquirer(s)

  • Transpacific Industries Group Ltd

Target(s)

  • Hunter Waste

Summary

Transpacific has acquired from Ron J Hunter & Sons Pty Ltd the businesses trading as Hunter's Septic Tank Cleaning, Hunter Waste, Leongatha Septic Tank Cleaning Services and Traralgon Septic Cleaning.

Market definition

The ACCC considered the competitive effects of the completed acquisition in the context of markets for non-hazardous liquid waste collection in the South Gippsland region of Victoria.

Competition analysis

The ACCC considered that the completed acquisition was unlikely to substantially lessen competition in the relevant markets since Transpacific had not been actively servicing the geographic area.

Timeline

DateEvent
08/04/2008ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.
23/04/2008Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
29/04/2008ACCC decided not to oppose the acquisition.