ACCC calls for comment on proposed acquisition of Caringbah Hotel by Australian Leisure & Hospitality

31 May 2012

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission today released a Statement of Issues on the proposed acquisition of the Caringbah Hotel, located in the Caringbah area of Sydney, NSW, by ALH Group Pty Ltd.

The ALH Group is 75 per cent owned by Woolworths Limited.

The Statement of Issues seeks further information on certain competition issues arising from the ACCC's review to date.

The ACCC invites further submissions from the market in response to the Statement of Issues by 14 June 2012. As a result, the ACCC's final decision will be deferred until 28 June 2012.

The Statement of Issues will be available on the public merger register on the ACCC's website,

Submissions can be sent by email to the ACCC at


Release number: 
NR 109/12
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