Learn more about our role in assessing mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers over a certain financial threshold must be notified to the CCPC for review to ensure they do not substantially lessen competition. In doing this we protect the interests of consumers.

Merger notifications

View a list of current and previous mergers and acquisitions reviewed by the CCPC.

Mergers archive

In the mergers archive you can find decisions on mergers and acquisitions made prior to 31 October 2014, when the CCPC was formed.

How to notify

Notification of a merger or acquisition must be done by completing and submitting the notification form to the CCPC. The form specifies the information required from the notifying parties and gives guidance on issues relevant for making a notification.

When to notify

Information on the definition of a merger, what types of mergers need to be notified, including media mergers, and more about voluntary notification.

Legislation on mergers

Find out about the legislation and statutory instruments relevant to mergers and acquisitions.

Guidance on mergers

Here you will find documents giving you guidance on how the CCPC analyses mergers and acquisitions.

Mergers & Acquisitions Reports

Here you will find reports detailing the CCPC’s merger review activity.


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