I specialise in advising companies on merger investigations by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority.

In particular:

    • I help companies and investors better assess merger control risks
    • I use economics to help companies make the best competition case they can
    • I regularly coach executives in preparation for investigation hearings

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My work draws on:

    • 20 years experience working in UK merger control for business and the competition authorities, including as Head of Merger Economics at the OFT
    • Close involvement in hundreds of UK merger investigations
    • A unique UK merger database to guide effective case-making

I also:

    • train competition agencies around the world in investigation skills and techniques
    • advise companies involved in CMA market investigations




Latest blog: ‘CMA Phase 2 Merger Decisions: An Interesting Pattern’

Next free briefings: October 14th: ‘What’s Wrong With The UK’s Merger Control Statistics – And What It Means For Merging Companies’

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