ABC Learning Centres Limited - proposed acquisition of Hutchison's Child Care Services Ltd

Acquirer(s)

  • ABC Learning Centres Limited

Target(s)

  • Hutchison's Child Care Services Ltd

Market definition

See Public Competition Assessment

Competition analysis

See Public Competition Assessment

Public competition assessment

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
07/07/2006ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.
12/07/2006Market inquiries commenced.
26/07/2006Market inquiries closed.
25/08/2006ABC submitted a draft section 87B undertaking to the ACCC. Market inquiries commenced on the draft section 87B undertaking.
01/09/2006Market inquiries on ABC's draft section 87B undertaking closed.
08/09/2006ACCC accepted a section 87B undertaking proferred by ABC and announced that it would not oppose the proposed acquisition.