AAI White Paper Says Ticketmaster-Live Nation Merger Should Be Halted

Apr 28 2009
White Papers

On February 10, 2009, Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. and Live Nation, Inc. announced an agreement to merge and create a new entity called Live Nation Entertainment.  The proposed transaction, which is currently under review by the Department of Justice, raises substantial antitrust concerns.  In an executive summary and white paper by AAI Research Fellow James Hurwitz, the AAI urges the Department of Justice to "just say no" to the proposed merger now under investigation.

Read the white paper.