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TPG and Vodafone Hutchinson will pursue legal action against the ACCC’s decision to block their proposed merger. The consumer watchdog opposed the merger earlier this week saying it would reduce competition in the market. The two companies will be be seeking declaratory relief from the federal court which has jurisdiction

The ACCC has blocked the Vodafone Hutchinson and TPG merger with the watchdog claiming the merger will “reduce competition and contestability” in this sector.  It stated the proposed merger would preclude TPG entering as the fourth mobile network operator in Australia. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Nominate today

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TPG has binned its proposal to build the fourth 4G network in Australia blaming the federal government’s Huawei ban. Huawei was the principal equipment vendor selected for use in the network. TPG said a key reason for choosing the Chinese company and designing its network was “there was a simple

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The ACCC has raised preliminary concerns over the proposed merger between TPG and Vodafone saying it could result in a substantial lessening of competition. The consumer watchdog released a statement of issues earlier today. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter TPG supplies retail fixed broadband and voice services and

TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) have announced a merger worth $15 billion, which both companies say will create a more effective challenger to the major incumbents, Telstra and Optus. The name of the newly merged entity will be TPG Telecom limited despite Vodafone shareholders owning the majority stake

Challenger brand TPG and Vodafone have held talks to potentially combine the two Australian telcos. TPG has held “exploratory discussions” with Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) regarding a “potential merger of equals”, the company announced today in ASX statement. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The AFR reported, TPG and

TPG Capital, the US private equity firm leading a consortium bidding for some of the assets of troubled Australian media company Fairfax, has a reasonable track record in media acquisitions. Judging by its past performance, a sale to the group might not be all bad news for Fairfax shareholders and