A Q&A with private equity researcher Aslihan Asil

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Act disproportionately permits private-equity-backed mergers to go unreported compared to those funded by public equity, according to a study published last month by Washington University professor John Manuel Barrios, University of Chicago professor Thomas Wollmann and Yale doctoral student Aslihan Asil. GCR USA spoke with Asil about potential concerns from transactions that the US antitrust agencies might not know exist.

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