Woolworths Limited - proposed acquisition of Karabar Supabarn

Acquirer(s)

  • Woolworths Limited

Target(s)

  • Karabar Supabarn

Statement of issues

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Public competition assessment

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Timeline

DateEvent
07/04/2008ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.
24/04/2008Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
29/04/2008Timeline delayed by negotiations on confidentiality restrictions.
01/05/2008Timeline restarted following negotiations on confidentiality restrictions.
14/05/2008Proposed date for announcement of ACCC's findings amended from 21 May 2008 to 18 June 2008 to allow for consideration of further information and additional market inquiries.
04/06/2008ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns. Proposed date for announcement of ACCC's findings amended from 18 June 2008 to 25 June 2008.
12/06/2008Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.
25/06/2008ACCC announced it would oppose the proposed acquisition.