Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd - proposed acquisition of assets from Milemaker Petroleum


Type of assessment Informal Review
Reference 61162
Acquirer(s)
Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd
Target(s)
Milemaker Petroleum
Industry Fuel service stations
Summary
Caltex proposes to acquire 45 retail service stations and 1 site under development in Victoria from Milemaker Petroleum.
Date commenced 17th November 2016
Project staff Mandy Bendelstein
Suiyi Zhang
Contact Email mergers@accc.gov.au
Market inquiries
Market inquiries have now closed. Queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Suiyi Zhang/Mandy Bendelstein at mergers@accc.gov.au.
    Statement of issues
    Indicative timeline
    Date Event
    17th November 2016 ACCC commenced review under the Merger Process Guidelines.
    15th December 2016 Closing date for submissions from interested parties. ACCC assessing information provided during market inquiries and consulting with merger parties on any relevant issues or concerns arising.
    25th January 2017 Former provisional decision date of 16 February 2017 delayed due to delays in receiving information from the parties.
    1st March 2017 Former proposed decision date of 2 March 2017 delayed to allow the parties to provide additional information.
    2nd March 2017 Former proposed decision date of 3 March 2017 delayed to allow the parties to provide additional information.
    16th March 2017 ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
    30th March 2017 Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.
    18th April 2017 Former proposed decision date of 20 April 2017 delayed to allow the ACCC to consider additional information provided by the parties.
    4th May 2017 Proposed date for announcement of ACCC's findings.