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FTC and DOJ Issue New Merger Guidelines

JD Supra: Mergers

1 These Guidelines replace the 2010 Horizontal Merger Guidelines (“2010 Guidelines”) and the DOJ’s 2020 Vertical Merger Guidelines. On December 18, 2023, the U.S. By: King & Spalding

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DOJ and FTC Release Draft of New Merger Guidelines

JD Supra: Mergers

The Agencies have periodically updated their Merger Guidelines, with the last such update in 2010. Justice Department (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (collectively, the “Agencies”) released for public comment draft Merger Guidelines that outline how the agencies evaluate proposed deals. By: Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Signaling more consolidation may come, smart-bus startup Zeelo acquires Kura, a smaller player

TechCrunch: M&A

in 2010, Kura, which had previously raised £3.8 A small U.K. startup that combined a school bus service with a software platform to safeguard pupils has been acquired by “smart buses” startup Zeelo, which last year raised a $14 million war chest for expansion. Founded in the U.K. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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Earnouts Back on the Rise in M&A Transactions: What Purchasers, Sellers and Lenders Need to Know

JD Supra: Mergers

the 2008–2010 recession) or other external factors like the current increase in interest rates coupled with tight credit markets. The pace of earnouts accelerates in M&A transactions whenever market conditions create a value gap between seller price expectations and buyer confidence levels.

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New Merger Guidelines Unveiled, Broadening Scrutiny and Impact on Business Transactions

JD Supra: Mergers

On December 18, 2023, the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (Agencies) issued the 2023 Merger Guidelines, which replace the Agencies’ 2010 Horizontal Merger Guidelines and the 2020 Vertical Merger Guidelines.

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Back to the Future: 2023 Merger Guidelines Reach into History to Support Enlarged Antitrust Enforcement Agenda

JD Supra: Mergers

The 2023 Merger Guidelines largely adopt the significant changes that the draft 2023 guidelines proposed over the 2010 Horizontal Merger Guidelines, but with a few material differences. By: Dorsey & Whitney LLP

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Empowering Africa through impact investing

JD Supra: Mergers

I started off my African PE journey back in 2010 with Helios Investment Partners. Please give us an overview of your experience in Europe and then Africa. How has that shaped your perspectives on PE in Africa?