Woolworths Limited - proposed acquisition of takeaway packaged liquor licence located at Rocherlea Tasmania

Acquirer(s)

  • Woolworths Limited

Target(s)

  • Takeaway packaged liquor licence located in Rocherlea Tasmania

Timeline

DateEvent
03/11/2011ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.
01/12/2011Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
09/12/2011ACCC requested further information from Woolworths. ACCC timeline suspended. Former proposed decision date for announcement of ACCC's findings of 22 December 2011 delayed.
23/12/2011ACCC received further information from Woolworths. ACCC timeline recommenced.
12/01/2012ACCC requested further information from Woolworths. ACCC timeline suspended. Former proposed decision date for announcement of ACCC's findings of 27 January 2012 delayed. ACCC will announce a new proposed decision date in due course.
27/01/2012ACCC received further information from Woolworths. ACCC timeline recommenced.
09/02/2012ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
23/02/2012Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.
01/03/2012ACCC is awaiting further information from Woolworths. ACCC timeline suspended. Former proposed decision date for announcement of ACCC's finding of 8 March 2012 delayed.
28/03/2012ACCC received further information from Woolworths. ACCC timeline recommenced.
13/04/2012ACCC requested further information from Woolworths. ACCC timeline suspended.
18/05/2012ACCC received further information from Woolworths. ACCC timeline recommenced.
08/06/2012Woolworths has withdrawn its request for an informal merger review. Consequently, the ACCC has discontinued its review without making a final decision. The former proposed decision date of the review was 14 June 2012.