UK Merger Spotlight

Below is my current shortlist of the most interesting articles relevant to mergers and UK merger control.

In the comments box below please feel free to share the best recent article you’ve read on merger control.

Competitive Strategy in M&A

Many merging firms do not have a competitive strategy. In this podcast Mark Chussil sets out some useful tools to help build one.

(Posted here October 2021)

Keys To Merger Success

In this piece Brian Dineen and colleagues survey hundreds of mergers to identify four factors they say make for success.

(Posted here September 2021)

Proposed Changes To UK Merger Control

Nigel Seay and colleagues summarise here the key changes the UK Government is proposing.

(Posted here September 2021)

Five Points To Consider When Planning For UK Merger Control

Here Samuel Beighton and Bernadine Adkins put forward five points to consider when planning a transaction

(Posted here September 2021)

Data Challenges in Merger Investigations

In this article Ashley Brickles outlines how to meet some of the data-gathering challenges in merger investigations.

(Posted here July 2021)

Recent Developments in UK Merger Control

Bruce Kilpatrick and Elizabeth Turner summarise recent developments in UK merger control. Link here.

(Posted here July 2021)


The shortlist is updated regularly. 

If you have an article or paper that you would like to suggest for the Spotlight please drop me a line.

Material contained in the shortlisted articles expresses the views of the authors of the articles and does not imply endorsement or agreement.

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