Beiersdorf AG proposed acquisition of the Leuko brand from BSN medical

Summary

Beiersdorf AG proposed acquisition of the Leuko brand from BSN medical

Market definition

The Australian market for the supply to resellers of rigid strapping tape and elastic adhesive bandage

Competition analysis

Elastoplast owned 50% of the Leuko Brand. The ACCC found that in moving to 100% ownership it was not clear that this would lead to a substantial lessening of competition.

Merger type

Horizontal

Initiation

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