Turnitin, LLC – Ouriginal Group AB

Acquirer(s)

  • Turnitin, LLC, via Turnitin UK Ltd.

Target(s)

  • Ouriginal Group AB

Summary

Turnitin, LLC (Turnitin), via Turnitin UK Ltd., proposes to acquire Ouriginal Group AB (Ouriginal).

Turnitin and Ouriginal (through subsidiaries) both supply anti-plagiarism software, and Turnitin also supplies other non-instructional educational software in Australia.

Market inquiries

The ACCC has published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns in relation to the proposed acquisition. 

The ACCC invites submissions on its Statement of Issues by 27 September 2021. Submissions may be e-mailed to mergers@accc.gov.au.

For more details, please refer to the Statement of Issues below. 

Following 27 September 2021, queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Steven Lee/Sidd Sharma at mergers@accc.gov.au.

Market inquiries

Document title Date

Statement of issues

Timeline

DateEvent
05/07/2021ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
09/09/2021ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
27/09/2021Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.
18/11/2021Proposed date for announcement of ACCC’s decision.

Project staff

  • Sidd Sharma
  • Steven Lee

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