Office Depot/OfficeMax merger

Office Depot/OfficeMax merger

Peter Boberg, Andrew R. Dick
Consumer Products
Antitrust & Competition | Mergers & Acquisitions

CRA economists advised counsel to Office Depot throughout a review by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of its proposed $1.2 billion merger with OfficeMax. The FTC ultimately closed its Second Request investigation, noting that the merger is unlikely to lessen competition in the sale of consumable office supplies.