• Greencross Ltd (Greencross Vets)


  • CF Group Holdings Pty Ltd (City Farmers)


Greencross Ltd has acquired CF Group Holdings Pty Ltd (City Farmers). City Farmers is a speciality pet care retailer with 42 stores across Australia.


Date Event

ACCC commenced review under the Merger Process Guidelines.

Greencross completed the acquisition.

Closing date for submissions from interested parties.

ACCC requested further information from the merger parties.

ACCC received further information from Greencross.

ACCC received additional further information from Greencross.

The ACCC announced that, based on the information available, it would discontinue its investigation into the completed acquisition at this stage. The ACCC will however continue to monitor the effect of the acquisition on competition among pet specialty retailers.