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Statement of preliminary issues for merger of Vocus and M2

5 November 2015

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from Vocus Communications Limited to acquire the shares and/or assets of M2 Group Limited.

The statement of preliminary issues outlines the key competition issues that the Commission currently considers will be important in deciding whether or not to grant clearance.

The Commission invites submissions from parties who consider that they have information relevant to the Commission’s consideration of this matter.

Submissions can be sent to with the reference Vocus/M2 in the subject line of your email, or to PO Box 2351, Wellington 6140 by close of business Friday 13 November 2015.

The statement of preliminary issues and public version of the application can be found on the Clearances Register.