Health Care Corporation Pty Ltd (Ramsay) - proposed acquisition of Wollongong Day Surgery

Acquirer(s)

  • Health Care Corporation Pty Ltd

Target(s)

  • Wollongong Day Surgery

Statement of issues

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
16/03/2015ACCC commenced review under the Merger Process Guidelines.
02/04/2015Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
23/04/2015Former proposed decision date of 7 May delayed to allow receipt of further information from Ramsay and WDS.
13/05/2015ACCC received further information from the merger parties.
11/06/2015ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
02/07/2015Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.
06/08/2015Ramsay withdrew its request for an informal merger review. Consequently, the ACCC discontinued its review without making a final decision. The former proposed decision date of the review was 27 August 2015.