Our expertise spans virtually all areas of industry and commerce.

Over the years we have built up strong relationships with clients from all areas of industry and commerce as well as with all of the major law firms specialising in competition law.

Whatever a client’s size or sector, we place great value on our relationship and deliver excellent service and practical solutions. Our experience is wide ranging, from industries such as energy, mining and steel, to the manufacturing of sophisticated medical equipment, financial services and sports rights.

Our clients

Examples of companies we have advised include:

Anglo-American

Bertelsmann

BHP Billiton

BP

British Airways

Coca-Cola

Esteé Lauder

Evraz

FA Premier League

General Electric

Google

Heineken

Heinz

Imperial Tobacco

Lafarge

Liberty Global

Nike

Nokia

Oracle

RWE

Ryanair

Sainsbury’s

Sasol

Shell

Sony

T-Mobile

Telstra

Ticketmaster

Uralkali

Wal-Mart

Banking and financial services

Broadcasting

Chemicals and coatings

Construction and construction materials

Drinks and drink distribution

Electrical equipment and components

Electricity generation and distribution

Fast-moving consumer goods (non-food)

Food and dairy products

Freight and logistics

Fuel and fuel retailing

Grocery retail

Healthcare

Industrial and automotive

Information and communication technology

Media, media rights and advertising

Mining and forestry

Music, gaming and entertainment

Pharmaceuticals and medical devices

Pulp, paper and packaging

Specialist retail

Telecommunications and cable TV

Transport and travel services

Wholesaling

Sectors in which we operate

Broadcasting

BSkyB/Ofcom (2011): RBB Economics presented expert economic advice at the UK Competition Appeals Tribunal on behalf of the English Premier League, regarding wholesale of premium sports rights — CAT Case Number 1179/8/3/11

Virgin Media/Sky (2009): RBB Economics were retained by Virgin Media to act as expert economic witness during Virgin’s high court claim against British Sky Broadcasting (Sky) for alleged abuse of dominance — case settled

Global Radio UK/GCap Media (2008): RBB Economics advised Global Radio during the UK OFT investigation of its acquisition of a number of local radio stations owned by GCap Media — OFT Case no. ME/3638/08

Carlton Communications/Granada (2003): RBB Economics advised Carlton TV throughout the UK Competition Commission investigation of its merger with Granada — Carlton Communications plc/Granada plc, Competition Commission

UEFA Champions League (2003): RBB Economics advised UEFA in the investigation by the European Commission of selling of TV rights to the Champions League — EC Case No. 37398