FTC-DOJ Inquiry on Serial Acquisitions: Cracking Down on Private Equity Roll-Ups?

Westlaw Today

Joseph M. Rancour Michael J. Sheerin Julia K. York Yang Guo

A joint request from the FTC and DOJ for information about serial acquisitions that may have harmed competition shows the agencies’ continued focus on these transactions, and on private equity roll-up strategies in particular. Partners Joseph Rancour, Michael Sheerin, Julia York and associate Yang Guo discuss how this request could affect companies making multiple acquisitions in the same industry.