News Limited - proposed acquisition of certain community style newspapers and magazines of FPC Community Media Group

Acquirer(s)

  • News Limited

Target(s)

  • FPC Community Media Group

Market definition

see detailed Public Competition Assessment below

Competition analysis

see detailed Public Competition Assessment below

Public competition assessment

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
26/10/2006ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines. Market inquiries commenced.
10/11/2006Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
08/12/2006ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
22/12/2006Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
17/01/2007ACCC announced its decision to not oppose the proposed acquisition.