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.
Preform merger cleared at Phase I
RBB advised on the acquisition of APPE by Plastipak of the USA. Both companies are mainly active in the manufacturing of plastic preforms made of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) resins, which are tube-shaped intermediary products...
Read more (August 2015)
SUMA and EGF receive a phase II unconditional merger clearance
On 28 July 2015, the Portuguese Competition Authority has unconditionally cleared the acquisition by SUMA of EGF after a phase II investigation. SUMA is a waste collection company operating in a competitive market, whereas EGF is a waste...
Read more (July 2015)
PRSfM, GEMA, STIM – European collecting societies JV cleared
On 16 June 2015, the European Commission approved a joint venture between PRSfM, STIM and GEMA, subject to behavioural commitments, after a phase II investigation. The transaction involved collecting societies for music copyrights in...
Read more (July 2015)