Putting deals together: key considerations

Author: | Published: 11 Dec 2017

Buyers and sellers must consider several key points when negotiating antitrust provisions in strategic transaction agreements

When there is a merger that will likely draw antitrust scrutiny in the works between two competitors, what types of considerations need to be addressed in the merger agreement? There are many antitrust decisions to be made when crafting antitrust provisions for a strategic transaction. Companies need to consider which provisions are most important to them. A thoughtful antitrust risk assessment prior to signing can help a buyer or seller gain an advantage at the negotiating table by having a superior understanding the process and potential areas of risk. There are some key decision points that antitrust lawyers can advise on to help companies navigate in strategic transactions to best achieve their objectives....



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