Stats of the Day: #11

In 2021:


of publically-investigated UK merger cases involved a conglomerate theory of harm

– a new record.

Companies need to be alert to the increased possibility that the CMA may consider these theories during a merger investigation.

Posted February 7th 2022

This is the latest in my series of short notes looking at UK merger control statistics relevant to companies and investors.

Link to the previous ‘Stat of the Day’