Transpacific Industries Limited - acquisition of SA Cardboard & Paper Pty Ltd

Acquirer(s)

  • Transpacific Industries Limited

Target(s)

  • SA Cardboard & Paper Pty Ltd

Market definition

The ACCC considered the acquisition in the context of the Adelaide metropolitan market for the collection of cardboard and paper waste.

Competition analysis

The ACCC formed the view that the acquisition was unlikely to substantially lessen competition in the relevant market. In particular, the ACCC considered that the merged entity would be constrained by a number of existing competitors.

Timeline

DateEvent
03/12/2007The 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.
05/09/2008ACCC announced it would not oppose the acquisition.