South32 Limited - proposed acquisition of Metropolitan Collieries Pty Ltd
Type of assessment
Metropolitan Collieries Pty Ltd
South32 Limited proposes to acquire the Metropolitan mine and associated 16.67% interest in the Port Kembla Coal Terminal from an Australian subsidiary of Peabody Energy Corporation.
Market inquiries have now closed. Queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Shantanu Govil and Elizabeth Elias at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Statement of issues
Statement of Issues - 23 February 2017 - Word version
Statement of Issues - 23 February 2017 - PDF version
ACCC commenced review under the Merger Process Guidelines.
Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
Former provisional decision date of 16 February 2017 delayed by ACCC to allow additional time to consider the proposed acquisition.
ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues. ACCC assessing information provided during market inquiries and consulting with merger parties on any relevant issues or concerns arising.
Former proposed decision date of 6 April 2017 delayed by ACCC to allow additional time to consider the proposed acquisition.
Proposed date for announcement of ACCC's findings.