ACCC commenced review under the Merger Process Guidelines.
22nd June 2017
Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
10th July 2017
ACCC requested further information from the parties. Former provisional date for announcement of findings (27 July 2017) delayed.
24th July 2017
ACCC received information from the merger parties.
10th August 2017
ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
23rd August 2017
Parties requested more time to provide further information. Former provisional date for announcement of findings (26 October 2017) is delayed. ACCC will announce a revised proposed decision date in due course.
27th September 2017
Following notification by the merger parties that the proposed merger has been terminated, the ACCC has discontinued this review.
* Total Review days = Total business days less public holidays and time during which the review was suspended.