Woolworths Limited - proposed acquisition of Jindabyne IGA Supermarket, Festival IGA Liquor, and Porter's Liquor licence

Acquirer(s)

  • Woolworths Limited

Target(s)

  • Jindabyne IGA Supermarket

Summary

Woolworths proposed to acquire Festival Jindabyne IGA Supermarket, and Festival IGA Liquor Jindabyne, and the off-licence (retail) liquor licence currently trading in Jindabyne as "Porter's Liquor".

Market definition

Please see detailed Public Competition Assessment below.

Competition analysis

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Public competition assessment

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
15/05/2007ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.
25/05/2007Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
01/06/2007ACCC requested further information from Woolworths. ACCC timeline suspended.
01/06/2007Decision date postponed from 6 June 2007 to 13 June 2007 to allow for consideration of further information.
07/06/2007ACCC received further information from Woolworths. ACCC timeline recommenced.
07/06/2007Decision date postponed from 13 June 2007 to 19 June 2007 to allow for consideration of further information provided by Woolworths.
19/06/2007ACCC announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition.