RBB Economics provides independent, expert economic advice on all aspects of competition law. We combine intellectual rigour with practical knowledge and technical economic skills to deliver analysis that is robust, clear and effective.
‘We had regular contact with the RBB consultants on our case. They were always available, supportive and responsive to our needs. Everyone we dealt with was professional, friendly and totally committed to our case.’— International Airlines Group
‘They were thorough, professional and hugely supportive throughout the entire process and we have happily worked with them on many occasions, including the important Art. 102 investigation.’— Google
‘RBB deliver expert advice in a timely manner. What’s more, they don’t try to blind us with science — whilst sophisticated, detailed, and comprehensive, all of their analysis remains also accessible, clear and straightforward.’— General Electric
‘The RBB team thoroughly immersed themselves in our business to understand the real-world dynamics of competition. As a result, they were able to provide us with innovative, bespoke analysis to support our case.’— BHP Billiton
'RBB's economists are proactive, rigorous and extremely professional. Their detailed economic analysis was a key factor in convincing the Commission to dismiss its initial concerns and clear our proposed acquisition of Sun in 2010.'— Oracle
RBB Economics provides independent, expert economic advice on all aspects of competition law.
We combine intellectual rigour with practical knowledge and technical economic skills to deliver analysis that is robust, clear and effective.
Chilean competition authorities clear acquisitions in salmon farming and lithium compounds
On December 12 the Fiscalía Nacional Económica of Chile (FNE) unconditionally cleared Agrosuper’s acquisition of AquaChile. The transaction created the second largest farmed salmon producer globally. The FNE’s investigation focused...
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Dutch healthcare merger cleared unconditionally
On 17 December 2018 the Dutch competition authority ACM cleared the merger of Bergman Clinics and NL Healthcare Clinics after an in-depth Phase II inquiry, without remedies being required The ACM concluded that there was limited overlap...
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Inquiry into the Competitive Neutrality of the National Broadcasters
On 12 December 2018, the Minister of Communications and the Arts publicly released a report by the Expert Panel, in conclusion to the Inquiry into the Competitive Neutrality of the National Broadcasters. The ABC had commissioned RBB...
Read more (December 2018)