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M&A strategy is increasingly being driven by environmental and sustainability issues.

Our Global Trends in Merger Control Enforcement report analysed how authorities are approaching sustainability issues in their merger control assessments, and found three key themes:

  1. Merger control intervention is unlikely to be used to prevent harm to the environment.
  2. Intervention is more likely to protect green innovation.
  3. Sustainability efficiencies or benefits could outweigh antitrust concerns.

Our Global Antitrust Enforcement report also puts sustainability into the spotlight, with a summary of how the transition to a sustainable economy is featuring in antitrust policy.

For more detail, please download the reports.