CMA chief economist: counterfactual has become “ugly” for tech deals

Janith Aranze

17 June 2019

CMA chief economist: counterfactual has become “ugly” for tech deals

From left to right: Jonas Koponen, Renata Hesse, Antonio Bavasso, Mike Walker, Tommasso Valletti

Assessing the counterfactual scenario for deals in the digital sectors has become “ugly”, the chief economist at the UK’s antitrust enforcer has said.