Stats of the Day: #12

About one in five of UK merger cases to date have involved analysis of local market catchment areas..

The proportion of these cases that are subject to merger remedies at Phase 1 or reference to an in-depth Phase 2 investigation has been

50% higher

….than for cases not involving local analysis.

If your merger involves local markets it is worth knowing what has happened in the 88 CMA local market cases so far.

Feel free to post your comments below.

Posted February 17th 2022

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

Click here for the previous Stat of the Day

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