- Liberty Oil Holdings Pty Ltd
Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd (Viva) proposes to acquire the remaining 50 per cent interest in Liberty Oil Holdings Pty Ltd (Liberty). As a part of the transaction, the assets of Liberty’s retail business will be transferred to a new company. Viva will hold a 50 per cent interest in the new retail company.
Viva's operations in Australia include refining, importing, wholesale and retail supply of fuel products.
Liberty is a wholesaler and retailer of fuel products.
Submissions are invited from interested parties regarding the proposed acquisition of Liberty by Viva by 9 May 2019.
Submissions should be forwarded electronically (preferably in PDF format) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title: 'Submission re: Viva / Liberty – attention Andrew Mahony and Stella Leung'.
Following 9 May 2019, queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Andrew Mahony and Stella Leung at email@example.com. For more details, please refer to the attached market inquiries letter.
|18/04/2019||ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.|
|09/05/2019||Closing date for submissions from interested parties.|
|27/06/2019||Provisional date for announcement of ACCC’s findings (as outlined in the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines, this may be a final decision or release of a Statement of Issues).|
- Andrew Mahony
- Stella Leung