Office Max to be acquired by Platinum Equity

2 May 2017

Subject to regulatory approval, acquisition may affect Contract 101 Office Supplies, Contract 278 Presentation Equipment and the Office Furniture Scheme.

Platinum Equity have entered into an agreement to acquire OfficeMax Australia and OfficeMax New Zealand subject to regulatory approval, which may take several months.

OfficeMax supply the NSW Department of Education on contracts 101 Office Products, 278 Presentation Equipment and the state Furniture Scheme SCM0771.
This is an update to the communication issued in November 2016 advising of a potential sale of the business. OfficeMax have advised that the acquisition will add to the quality of service provided to NSW Government agencies.

The department will continue to monitor this activity and provide updates when information becomes available.

Issuing entity:
Department of Education
Category: Goods and services