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Comment: Proposed Kroger-Albertsons divestitures are significant but could still fall short with US FTC

By Ben Brody and Flavia Fortes
  • 08 Sep 2023 17:57
  • 08 Sep 2023 19:03
A proposal by Kroger and Albertsons to sell off 413 storefronts to a “well-capitalized competitor” as part of a bid to get regulatory approval for their merger from the US Federal Trade Commission represents by far the largest ever divestiture package in the supermarkets sector. 
But despite the parties careful

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Flavia Fortes

Global Head of Mergers

Flavia writes about merger control, antitrust enforcement and litigation in the U.S. and Brazil. Before joining MLex, Flavia worked as an Antitrust Consultant in the Federal Trade Commission's Office of International Affairs and as a Research Fellow for the American Antitrust Institute. She has written on the intersection of antitrust law and intellectual property law in technology-driven and innovative markets.

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