The assessment of killer acquisitions under an antitrust point of view

Martinelli, Oscar (A.A. 2019/2020) The assessment of killer acquisitions under an antitrust point of view. Tesi di Laurea in Principles of civil law, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Valerio Cosimo Romano, pp. 34. [Bachelor's Degree Thesis]

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Overview. Definition. Effects on the market. Scope and methodology. Outcome of the research and proposals for improvement. Jurisdictional analysis. Merger control and relevant thresholds. The EU commission’s methodology. Substantive analysis. Possible theories of harm. Relevant counterfactual: evidence gathering and uncertainty. Competitive assessment. Potential competition. Distinguishing a killer acquisition from an anticompetitive nascent acquisition. Case study: newport medical instruments/covidien. Merging parties and market scenario. Rationale of the acquisition. The relevant counterfactual. Reduction of thresholds.


Bibliografia: pp. 33-34.

Thesis Type: Bachelor's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Bachelor's Degree Programs > Bachelor's Degree Program in Economics and Business, English language (L-33)
Chair: Principles of civil law
Thesis Supervisor: Romano, Valerio Cosimo
Academic Year: 2019/2020
Session: Extraordinary
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2021 10:50
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2021 10:50


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