Foster's Brewing Group Ltd - proposed acquisition of Southcorp Ltd.

Summary

Foster's Group Limited proposes to acquire all remaining shares in Southcorp Limited.

Market definition

For the purpose of competition analysis in this matter, the ACCC considered that the relevant markets were as follows:
i. the production of wine in Australia; and
ii. the wholesale supply of bottled wine in Australia.

Competition analysis

Refer to the Public Competition Assessment attached below.

Merger type

Horizontal

Initiation

Press

Public competition assessment

Public competition assessment ( PDF 37.1 KB )

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