Know The Capacity Closure Analysis In Horizontal Mergers

Know The Capacity Closure Analysis In Horizontal Mergers

Peter Boberg
Antitrust & Competition | Mergers & Acquisitions

Peter Boberg, with lawyers from WilmerHale, published an article in Law360 on the use of the capacity closure model to analyze whether a merged firm will have the incentive and ability to close production facilities to raise prices. Used in the review of the Temple-Inland acquisition, the DOJ has applied the capacity closure model to other paper product markets and industries, including most recently the Ardent Mills wheat-milling joint venture among ConAgra, Cargill and CHS. To read the article, click the link below.

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