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Quantitative Assessment: are the Tools currently used adequate to assess Mergers in all Industries?

Pereira, P., T. Ribeiro (2016), "Quantitative Assessment: are the Tools currently used adequate to assess Mergers in all Industries?", Journal of European Competition Law and Practice, 7(1), 52-55.
Abstract:

Having become a standard tool, the reliability of quantitative merger assessment depends on the inclusion of all features of a transaction and of the remedies that are envisaged by the competent authorities.

That requirement is sometimes difficult to satisfy with the tools currently used to carry out that quantitative assessment.

On the basis of their experience, the authors identify three possible pitfalls—and propose solutions.