The Measurement of Merger Delay in Regulated and Restructuring Industries
3 Pages Posted: 10 Sep 2010
Date Written: 2001
Delay due to multiple merger reviews in regulated industries is analysed empirically. Tests on a sample of over 500 mergers between 1990 and 1998 reveal that delay is 80% longer in regulated industries than unregulated industries.
Keywords: Merger, Delay, Regulation, Regulated Industries
JEL Classification: L4, L5
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