Ericsson Australia Pty Limited - proposed acquisition of Marconi Australia Pty Limited

Summary

Ericsson Australia Pty Ltd proposed acquisition of Marconi Australia Pty Ltd

Market definition

Given the small overlap between the parties' Australian businesses, the ACCC did not consider it necessary to comprehensively define the relevant markets.

Competition analysis

The ACCC considered that the proposed acquisition was unlikely to substantially lessen competition in any relevant market due to a small degree of overlap of the parties' Australian businesses and the number of competing suppliers that would remain.

Initiation

Parties, FIRB