9 October 2015
Vocus seeks clearance to merge with M2
The Commission has received an application from Vocus Communications Limited seeking clearance to acquire up to 100% of
the shares and/or assets of M2 Group Limited.
Vocus is an Australian based telecommunications network owner which offers national and international backhaul through
its 4,200 km fibre optic network in New Zealand. Vocus also offers a range of other telecommunications services to
corporate, government and telecommunications customers.
M2 is also an Australian based telecommunications provider which in New Zealand offers consumer, business and wholesale
services through its Slingshot, Orcon, 2Talk and CallPlus brands. M2 does not own a backhaul network in New Zealand.
A public version of Vocus’ application for clearance will be available on the Commission’s website shortly here.
The Commission welcomes submissions from interested parties who may have information relevant to our consideration of
this application. Submissions should reference Vocus/M2 in the subject line and be addressed email@example.com