Mergers & Acquisitions

For each M&A transaction that we cover, we conduct an investigation that runs parallel to the corresponding antitrust investigation or policy process. Our team of antitrust and consumer protection lawyers provides us with an edge in both our expertise and methodology.

Recent Coverage Areas

  • AltaGas/WGL
  • AT&T/Time Warner
  • Bayer/Monsanto
  • Cigna/Express Scripts
  • CVS/Aetna
  • Disney/Fox
  • Dominion/SCANA
  • Fresenius/NxStage
  • Northrop Grumman/Orbital ATK
  • Praxair/Linde
  • Sinclair/Tribune
  • T-Mobile/Sprint
  • United Health/DaVita
  • UTC/Rockwell Collins

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AT&T/Time Warner: AAG Search Update, A Closer Look at Litigation Considerations; Burden, Efficiencies Issues Create Litigation Risk, but Remedy, Timing Considerations Could Provide Avenues to DOJ Litigation Victory

Praxair/Linde AG: On-Site, Merchant, Issues Drive Antitrust Risk; November Election’s Results, FTC Transition Improve Clearance Odds

Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s: Heightened Promotional Competition in Overlap Markets, Lack of Divestiture Obligation Drive FTC Clearance Risk

Anthem/Cigna; Aetna/Humana: As DOJ Staff Reviews Near Finish Line, a Closer Look at Ongoing State Approval Process, Timing Issues, Missouri Disapproval Setback for Aetna/Humana

Sherwin-Williams/Valspar: FTC Likely to Closely Scrutinize Wholesale Level Competition; Potential Post-Merger Wholesale Price, Slotting Fee, Contract Incentive Effects

The Capitol Forum Interview Series with Bureau of Competition Director Deborah Feinstein