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Statement of preliminary issues for Rheem to acquire Peter Cocks

28 October 2015

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from Rheem New Zealand Limited (Rheem) to acquire the business and assets of Peter Cocks (2010) Limited (Peter Cocks).

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 registrar@comcom.govt.nz  with the reference Rheem/Peter Cocks in the subject line of your email, or to PO Box 2351, Wellington 6140 by close of business Wednesday 11 November 2015.

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