Series IV MergersModule IV-1: Handling Merger Investigations

This module addresses competition agency merger investigation, drawing upon concepts from the modules on market definition and market power in the merger context. The video uses a hypothetical merger to demonstrate the practical techniques agencies use to investigate a merger, including how to plan a merger investigation and how to obtain and evaluate relevant evidence.

Year published: 2012


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Related ICN Work Product

ICN Merger Investigative Techniques Handbook

For more of the ICN’s merger review work, see the Merger Working Group’s homepage.