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.
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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.
GXO’s acquisition of Clipper unconditionally cleared in Phase I
The CMA has unconditionally cleared the acquisition of Clipper Logistics by GXO Logistics following a Phase I investigation. The investigation focused on the horizontal overlaps between the companies’ activities in the market for...
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Securitas/ Stanley Security transaction approved unconditionally by the European Commission
The European Commission has cleared unconditionally the acquisition of sole control of the electronic security business of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (‘Stanley Security') of the US by Securitas AB (‘Securitas') of Sweden. Stanley...
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BEWI’s acquisition of Jackon cleared after three phase II reviews
In June, and early July, the competition authorities in Sweden, Finland and Norway all cleared BEWI’s acquisition of the insulation and packaging company Jackon following phase II reviews. The acquisition was previously also cleared in...
Read more (July 2022)