M/22/036 – Kinetic/Globalvia/Go-Ahead (JV)

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Kinetic TCo Pty Ltd and Globalvia Inversiones S.A.U. of joint control of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of The Go Ahead Group plc through a newly formed SPV, Gerrard Investment Bidco Limited, has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday August 2, 2022 Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Parties Involved Business activities
Kinetic TCo Pty Ltd

Kinetic TCo Pty Ltd provides bus services, including urban, regional and school, charter and corporate, aviation, and workforce transportation services in Australia and New Zealand.

Globalvia Inversiones S.A.U.

Globalvia Inversiones S.A.U. is active in the mobility industry that manages transport infrastructure concessions, specialized in highways and railways. Globalvia Inversiones S.A.U.'s projects are located in Spain, the U.S., Ireland, Portugal, Costa Rica, and Chile.

The Go Ahead Group plc

The Go Ahead Group plc is an international transport group, connecting local communities through bus and rail services. The Go Ahead Group plc serves bus and rail markets in the UK, Singapore, Ireland, Sweden, Norway and Germany. Its international bus operations include Singapore, Ireland and Sweden.

Economic sector Media merger
Transport & Logistics No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Peter Honer

Email: peterhoner@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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