Zoetis Australia Research and Manufacturing Pty Ltd - Betrola Pty Ltd (including Jurox Pty Ltd)

Acquirer(s)

  • Zoetis Australia Research and Manufacturing Pty Ltd

Target(s)

  • Betrola Pty Ltd (including Jurox Pty Ltd)

Summary

Zoetis Australia Research and Manufacturing Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Zoetis Inc. (Zoetis), proposes to acquire Betrola Pty Ltd, including its wholly owned subsidiary, Jurox Pty Ltd (Jurox).

Zoetis and Jurox both operate globally. In Australia, they are involved in the development, manufacture and marketing of animal health products for companion animals and livestock.

Market inquiries

We invite interested parties to comment on Zoetis’ proposed acquisition of Jurox. For more details about our review and the topics we are interested in, please refer to the attached market inquiries letter.

Please email your submission (preferably in PDF format) to mergers@accc.gov.au  with the subject line “Submission re: Zoetis / Jurox – attention Neil Crighton / Janet Li” by Friday, 22 October 2021.

If you have any other queries about this matter, please email mergers@accc.gov.au and include Zoetis / Jurox in the subject line.

Market inquiries

Document title Date

Timeline

DateEvent
30/09/2021ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
22/10/2021Closing date for submissions.
28/10/2021ACCC is awaiting information from the parties. Former provisional date for announcement of ACCC's findings (16 December) is delayed. ACCC will announce a proposed decision date in due course.
03/11/2021ACCC received information from parties.
03/02/2022Proposed date for announcement of ACCC’s findings (as outlined in the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines, this may be a final decision or release of a Statement of Issues).

Project staff

  • Neil Crighton
  • Janet Li

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