What is the Justice Department policy regarding mergers involving firms involved in Horizontal Integration?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com August 14, 2018, 9:16 am ad1c9bdddf
Justice Department uses the HHI (Herfindahl-Hirschman Index ) to gauge market concentration. Market concentration is a useful indicator of the likely potential competitive effect of a merger. The general standards for horizontal mergers are as follows:
a) Post-Merger HHI Below 1000. The Agency regards markets in this region to be unconcentrated. Mergers resulting in unconcentrated markets are unlikely to have ...
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