Wesfarmers Limited - proposed acquisition of Coles Group Limited

Acquirer(s)

  • Wesfarmers Limited

Target(s)

  • Coles Group Limited

Public competition assessment

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
08/06/2007ACCC commences review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines. Market inquiries commenced.
06/07/2007Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
24/07/2007Timeline suspended pending provision of information by Wesfarmers.
30/07/2007Former proposed date for announcement of ACCC's findings of 15 August 2007 amended to allow for provision of further information from Wesfarmers.
30/07/2007ACCC received further information from Wesfarmers. ACCC timeline recommenced.
22/08/2007ACCC announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition.