Undertaking date

Undertaking type

s.87B undertaking

Reference number



s. 50

Company or individual details

  • Air Products and Chemicals Inc


After conducting market inquiries, the Commission determined that the acquisition of BOC Australia Pty Ltd by a specifically formed acquisition vehicle owned jointly by Air Products & L'Air Liquide would not substantially affect competition, provided that certain guarantees were provided by the parties, to the ACCC In this Undertaking Air Products undertakes that it intends to operate the BOC Australia businesses in the same manner as they are presently operated based on present information, and to be an active and vigorous competitor to L'Air Liquide and other firms in the relevant Australian markets.