Metcash Trading Limited - proposed acquisition of Symbion Pharmacy Services Pty Limited; and proposed joint venture between Metcash Trading Limited and Sigma Pharmaceuticals Limited

Acquirer(s)

  • Metcash Trading Limited
  • Sigma Pharmaceuticals Limited

Target(s)

  • Symbion Pharmacy Services Pty Limited

Statement of issues

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
28/05/2008ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.
18/06/2008Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
09/07/2008ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
09/07/2008At the request of the parties, the ACCC discontinued its review without making a decision.