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Suppose Fiat recently entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Case for $4.3 billion. Prior to the merger, the market for four-wheel-drive tractors consisted of five firms. The market was

Suppose Fiat recently entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Case for $4.3 billion. Prior to the merger, the market for four-wheel-drive tractors consisted of five firms. The market was highly concentrated, with a Herfindahl-Hirschman index of 3,150. Case’s share of that market was 12 percent, while Fiat comprised just 7 percent of the market. If approved, by how much would the postmerger Herfindahl-Hirschman index increase?

_______

(b) Based only on this information, is the Justice Department likely to challenge the merger according to the Horizontal Merger Guidelines?

A) Yes.

B) Possibly - but other factors will be considered.

C) No.

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