UK Merger Insights: 2023 No.3

Here’s a selection of some of the best articles I have read recently that are relevant to UK merger control………….

1. Overseas Takeovers

In this article Duncan Lamont looks at whether overseas takeovers are a threat to the future of the UK stockmarket.

2. Spirited Mergers

Here’s an important sector to think about……Peter Francombe looks into the outlook for Scotch Whisky mergers in this article.

3. Private Equity Challenges

Rebecca Ward and colleagues look at the increasing challenges facing private equity investors when it comes to merger control. Here’s the link.

4. Faster CMA Merger Remedies?

In this piece Carlo Sushant Chari and Joel Bamford look at the new Phase 2 merger remedy process.

I also talked about it in this post.

5. Roll up, Roll up

Wahida Ahmed says that the CMA is giving more scrutiny to serial acquisitions, in this article.

6. How Harmful Are Killer Acquisitions?

In this paper Mark Ivaldi and colleagues consider the evidence behind theories about so-called ‘killer acquisitions’

Please click here and here for my previous selections this year.