Sonic Healthcare Limited - proposed acquisition of assets of Delta Imaging Group

Acquirer(s)

  • Sonic Healthcare Limited

Target(s)

  • Delta Imaging Group

Summary

Sonic Healthcare proposed to acquire assets of Delta Imaging Pty Limited (in liquidation), Delta Imaging Maitland Pty Limited (in liquidation) and CSCAN Asset Pty Limited (in liquidation) (collectively, the Delta Imaging Group).

Market definition

Please refer to the Public Competition Assessment.

Competition analysis

Please refer to the Public Competition Assessment.

Timeline

DateEvent
15/10/2013ACCC commenced review under the Merger Process Guidelines.
28/10/2013Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
21/11/2013ACCC awaiting information from Sonic. Former provisional date for announcement of findings (28th November) delayed.
27/11/2013ACCC received further information from merger parties. ACCC amended former provisional date for announcement of findings (28th November).
05/12/2013ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
20/12/2013Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.
17/01/2014ACCC announced it would oppose the proposed acquisition.