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Opinions in Mergers and Conduct Cases - 2014

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Opinion nº 02 - 2014 - Merger Case nº 08700.004065-2012-91

This Opinion provides remarks on studies presented by the parties, about the competition pressure between benefits managers and health care providers.

Key words: supplementary health market, asymmetric information

 

Opinion nº 06 - 2014 - Merger Case nº 08700.005447-2013-12

This Opinion addresses many qualitative and quantitative aspects of the higher education market related to the merger between Kroton and Anhanguera.

Key words: pricing model, Open and Distance Learning, brand, potential competition, efficiencies

 

Opinion nº 12 - 2014 - Merger Case nº 08700.000811-2014-39

This Opinion provides the “Hypothetical Monopolist Test” for the ready meals market, in the context of the merger between Seara and Massa Leve.

Key words: hypothetical monopolist test, critical elasticity, critical loss

 

Opinion nº 17 - 2014 - Merger Case nº 08700.009924-2013-19

This Opinion reviews technical opinions of the parties on the definition of the polystyrene relevant market and presents the “hypothetical monopolist test” for the same market, in the context of the merger between Videolar and Innova.

Key words: cointegration test, hypothetical monopolist test, critical elasticity, critical loss

 

Opinion nº 18 - 2014 - Merger Case nº 08700.000436-2014-27

This Opinion reviews technical opinions of the parties on the definition of PVC’s relevant market and presents the “hypothetical monopolist test” for the same market, as well as for the caustic soda market, in the context of the merger between Braskem and Solvay.

Key words: cointegration test, hypothetical monopolist test, critical elasticity, critical loss

 

Opinion nº 21 - 2014 - Merger Case nº 08700.000344-2014-47

This Opinion analyzes several aspects of the merger between ICL and Fosbrasil, which would increase the level of vertical integration between the companies.

Key words: Co-Movement prices, cointegration test, closing market, Hendricks-McAfee Model 

 

Opinion nº 23 - 2014 - Merger Case nº 08700 004185-2014-50

Quantitative evaluation of some aspects of the merger between Continental and Veyance, in particular the interpretation of data on request for quotations (sort of private bids) that were submitted by the parties.  

Key words: markets based on auctions, frequency analysis, Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test, quantile regressions, simulation model 

 

Opinion nº 24 - 2014 - Merger Case nº 08700.000436-2014-27

Presentation of the Natural Experiment “Difference-In-Differences” as additional quantitative evidence for the geographical delineation of the PVC market, in the context of the merger between Braskem and Solvay.

Key words: Difference-In-Differences, imports vs. domestic production

 

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