Woolworths Ltd - proposed acquisition of Lindisfarne Cellars (liquor licence and associated assets) in Tasmania

Acquirer(s)

  • Woolworths Ltd

Target(s)

  • Lindisfarne Cellars (liquor licence and associated assets) in Tasmania

Timeline

DateEvent
10/10/2013ACCC commenced review under the Merger Process Guidelines.
28/10/2013Closing date for submissions from interested parties. ACCC assessing information provided during market inquiries and consulting with merger parties on any relevant issues or concerns arising.
13/11/2013Woolworths has requested additional time to respond to an information request from the ACCC. Provisional date for announcement of ACCC's findings (28 November) is delayed.
26/11/2013ACCC received information from Woolworths.
19/12/2013ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
17/01/2014Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.
10/02/2014Woolworths has withdrawn its request for an informal merger review.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 13 February 2014.