- Brunswick Private Hospital
SummaryHealthscope Limited proposed to acquire Brunswick Private Hospital from Healthe Care Pty Ltd.
Market definitionPlease refer to the Public Competition Assessment.
Competition analysisPlease refer to the Public Competition Assessment.
Statement of issues
|Statement of Issues - 27 March 2014 ( PDF 227.39 KB )||27 Mar 2014|
|MER14 3047 Brunswick Private - Statement of Issues - 27 March 2014 ( DOC 153.5 KB )||27 Mar 2014|
Public competition assessment
|Healthscope - Brunswick Private Hospital - Public Competition Assessment ( PDF 361.25 KB )||27 Aug 2014|
|Healthscope - Brunswick Private Hospital - Public Competition Assessment ( DOCX 655.26 KB )||27 Aug 2014|
|22/01/2014||ACCC commenced review under the Merger Process Guidelines.|
|07/02/2014||Closing date for submissions from interested parties.|
|18/02/2014||ACCC requested further information from the merger parties.|
|28/02/2014||ACCC received further information from the merger parties. ACCC amended former provisional date for announcement of findings (6 March 2014).|
|12/03/2014||ACCC amended former provisional date for announcement of findings (13th March) following its review of additional information received from the merger parties on 3 March.|
|27/03/2014||ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.|
|10/04/2014||Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.|
|17/04/2014||ACCC requested further information from the merger parties.|
|05/05/2014||ACCC received further information from the merger parties. ACCC former proposed date for announcement of final decision (8 May 2014) delayed to accommodate this information and acquirer's request to provide additional information.|
|21/05/2014||Former proposed decision date of 22 May 2014 delayed at the request of the acquirer to allow for provision of further information.|
|03/06/2014||ACCC received further information from the acquirer.|
|12/06/2014||ACCC announced it would oppose the proposed acquisition.|