Dechert’s Antitrust Merger Investigation Timing Tracker (DAMITT) is at it again compiling data from 2015.

Fast Facts

  • DAMITT- Vuture graphics - 01-16-02Merger investigations in 2015 took an average of
    9.6 months to conduct (more than 1/3 longer than the average from 2011-2013)
  • Federal enforcement activity resulted in 37 significant merger investigations (7 generated complaints seeking to block proposed deals and 24 were resolved by consent orders)
  • Each of these figures was a record for the 5 years in which DAMITT has been tracking antitrust merger investigations

Continue Reading DAMITT – How Long Does it Take to Conduct U.S. Antitrust Merger Investigations? (Update)