Australia

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Murray Goulburn proposes $405m takeover of Warrnambool

By Fiona Barry

Murray Goulburn has challenged Canadian giant Saputo’s attempted acquisition of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) with an offer that, if accepted, would create one of the largest Australian food and beverage firms.

Competition watchdog scrutinizes Amcor takeover plans

Competition watchdog scrutinizes Amcor takeover plans

By Rory Harrington

The Australian competition watchdog confirmed it is probing Amcor’s proposed takeover of packaging company Aperio Group to see if the deal would damage competition in the domestic market.