Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd And Weldamax (Pty) Ltd

Case number: LM127Nov21
Case parties: Primary Acquiring Firm: Air Products SA
Primary Target Firm: Weldamax (Pty) Ltd
Case type: Large Merger
Type of merger: Both
Case status: Reasons Issued
Outcome: Approved Subject to Conditions
Order date: 2022-03-23
Sector: Electricity gas steam and air conditioning supply
Industry: Manufacture of gas; distribution of gaseous fuels through mains
Relevant market: the distribution of packaged industrial and speciality gases, welding machines and consumables, and the distribution of LPG gas
Remedy: 12A(3)(e) remedy
Competition Tribunal Members: Fiona Tregenna, Mondo Blessing Mazwai, Thando Vilakazi