Updates and media releases

Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Can Plan / Nelmac clearance application

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from Can Plan Nelson Limited (Can Plan) to acquire certain assets of Nelmac Limited’s (Nelmac/s) waste collection business, which trades as Betta Bins. These assets include two Side Loader trucks, one Rear Loader truck, and pre-paid wheelie bins, large bins and “pay-as-you go” rubbish bags currently in circulation. The proposed transaction does not involve the Betta Bins recycling business. Read more

Commission closes investigation into Beijer acquisitions

The Commerce Commission has closed its investigation into Beijer Ref AB’s 2018 acquisition of Heatcraft New Zealand Limited, and its 2019 acquisition (via its subsidiary Kirby NZ Limited) of a right to import hydrofluorobcarbons (HFCs) into New Zealand (the acquisitions). Beijer completed both transactions without seeking clearance or authorisation from the Commission. Read more
See all media releases

Commission videos