MIH eCommerce Holdings (Pty) Ltd And We Buy Cars (Pty) Ltd

Case number: LM183Sep18
Case parties: Primary Acquiring Firm: MIH eCommerce Holdings (Pty) Ltd ("MiH eCommerce")
Primary Target Firm: We Buy Cars (Pty) Ltd
Case type: Large Merger
Type of merger: Vertical
Case status: Reasons Issued
Outcome: Prohibited
Order date: 2020-03-27
Sector: Wholesale and retail trade - repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
Industry: Sale of motor vehicles
Relevant market: National upstream market for the provision of online classified automotive advertising services and the national downstream market which comprises the market for the wholesale and online buying of used cars from the general public to dealerships; and the market for the retailing of used cars
Competition Tribunal Members: Mondo Blessing Mazwai, Andreas Wessels, Imraan Valodia