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.
Dow/DuPont, Qualcomm/NXP and Maersk Line/Hamburg Süd win at GCR Awards
Three mergers on which RBB Economics advised have been recognised at the recent Global Competition Review Awards 2018 in Washington, DC. Dow/DuPont, in which RBB worked with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Skadden Arps Slate...
Read more (April 2018)
European Commission approves Essilor/Luxottica unconditionally, after a Phase II review
The European Commission has approved unconditionally the proposed merger between Essilor and Luxottica after a Phase II investigation. Essilor is a global manufacturer of ophthalmic lenses and owns brands such as Varilux, Crizal and...
Read more (March 2018)
Discovery/Scripps TV merger approved with behavioural remedy
The European Commission has cleared at phase I the acquisition of Scripps by Discovery, a transaction combining two suppliers of wholesale TV channels. During the investigation concerns arose in respect of bargaining power potentially...
Read more (February 2018)