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

Music, gaming and entertainment

Tsogo Sun/Gold Reef (2011): RBB Economics advised Tsogo Sun during the South African Competition Tribunal investigation of its merger with Gold Reef – SA CT Case No. 26/LM/May10

Ticketmaster/Live Nation (2010): RBB Economics advised Ticketmaster during the UK Competition Commission investigation of its merger with Live Nation – Ticketmaster and Live Nation, Competition Commission

Sony/BMG (2007): RBB Economics advised the parties during the European Commission investigation of their merger, its appeal before the CFI, and its subsequent reinvestigation by the European Commission – EC Case No. COMP/M.3333

SISTIC (2011): RBB Economics acted as economic experts to SISTIC in connection with the company’s appeal against the Decision of the Competition Commission of Singapore before the Competition Appeals Board in Singapore – CAB Case 1/2010

Sony/EMI: RBB Economics advised Sony during the 2012 EC investigation of its bid for the music publishing assets of EMI – EC Case No.COMP/M.6459