AP Eagers Limited’s Acquisition of Automotive Holdings Group Limited


Allens has advised AP Eagers Limited on its successful application to the ACCC for conditional merger authorisation

AP Eagers Limited executed the acquisition of Automotive Holdings Group Limited (AHG). The merged group will be the largest automotive dealer group in Australia.

This is the first merger authorisation considered by the ACCC after recommendations from the Harper Review were implemented in November 2017. Merger authorisation involves a public application and consultation process with statutory time frames and a right of review by the Australian Competition Tribunal.

Allens has advised AP Eagers Limited with a team including Jacqueline Downes (Picture), Felicity McMahon, Georgia Sands, Tarun McCormack and Vanessa Cavallaro.

Involved fees earner: Jacqueline Downes – Allens; Felicity McMahon – Allens; Georgia Sands – Allens;

Law Firms: Allens;

Clients: AP Eagers Limited;

Author: Michael Patrini