M/04/050 – Anglo American plc / Johnston Group plc

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Transaction details

proposal whereby Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) would acquire control of Johnston Group plc (“Johnston Group”) (“the proposed acquisition).

Notification date Decision date
Wednesday September 8, 2004 Friday, October 8, 2004
Parties Involved Business activities
Anglo American plc

the mining and natural resources industries, with subsidiaries and investments in gold, platinum, diamonds, coal, metals, industrial minerals, and paper & packaging products.

Johnston Group plc

manufactures road sweepers and litter collection vehicles, air hand dryers and washroom equipment, and fire-fighting and rescue vehicles.

Economic sector Media merger
Engineering/Construction No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details


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