Tabcorp Holdings and Tatts Group - proposed merger

Acquirer(s)

  • Tabcorp Holdings Limited

Target(s)

  • Tatts Group Limited

Statement of issues

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
25/11/2016ACCC commenced review under the Merger Process Guidelines.
16/12/2016Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
14/02/2017Former provisional date for announcement of ACCC's findings (23rd February 2017) delayed to allow the merger parties to provide additional information.
09/03/2017ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
13/03/2017Tabcorp announced that it has withdrawn its request for ACCC informal merger review and has lodged an application for merger authorisation with the Australian Competition Tribunal. Consequently, the ACCC has discontinued its review without making a final decision. The former proposed decision date of the review was 4 May 2017.