• WPP Group


  • Taylor Nelson Sofres plc


See Public Competition Assessment.

Market definition

See Public Competition Assessment.

Competition analysis

See Public Competition Assessment.

Public competition assessment

Document title Date
Public Competition Assessment


Document title Date
Final 87B Undertakings


Date Event

ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.

Closing date for submissions from interested parties.

ACCC requested further information from WPP. ACCC timeline suspended.

ACCC received further information from WPP. ACCC timeline recommenced. The proposed date for announcement of ACCC's findings has been extended from the initial date of 25 September 2008 to enable the ACCC to conduct additional inquiries.

After accepting court enforceable undertakings from WPP, the ACCC announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition. The undertakings are available above.