Expedia Inc - proposed acquisition of Wotif.com Holdings Limited


  • Expedia Inc


  • Wotif.com Holdings Limited


Expedia, Inc. proposed to acquire Wotif.com Holdings Limited.

Market definition

Please refer to the Public Competition Assessment.

Competition analysis

Please refer to the Public Competition Assessment.


16/07/2014ACCC commenced review under the Merger Process Guidelines.
06/08/2014Closing date for submissions from interested parties. ACCC assessing information provided during market inquiries and consulting with merger parties on any relevant issues or concerns arising.
15/08/2014ACCC requested further information from Expedia.
18/08/2014ACCC requested further information from Wotif.
04/09/2014ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
19/09/2014Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.
02/10/2014ACCC announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition.