Impact of Walmart merger on Namibia

Project name:
Expert economic assessment of the proposed Walmart-Massmart transaction in Namibia

Service:
Competition economics

Sector:
Retail

Area of Expertise:
Merger analysis and public interest
Abuse of dominance and prohibited practices

Client:
Namibian Competition Commission

Date:
2011

Country:
Namibia


Genesis was retained by the Namibian Competition Commission to assist in evaluating the conditions and possible competitive impact of the proposed acquisition of Massmart by Walmart. 

The project team provided expert testimony in the public hearings called by the Namibian Minister of Trade as part of the public interest assessment. 

Namibia’s trade and industry minister gave his approval in 2012, provided it did not lead to job losses within the first two years.

Expert analysis on impact of Walmart-Massmart merger

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