Banking and financial services


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


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


Banking and financial services

Moodys (2012): RBB Economics advised Moody’s in relation to the European Commission’s proposal for new regulation and directive regarding credit rating agencies

National Australia Bank (NAB)/AXA (2010): RBB Economics advised NAB in its proposed acquisition of AXA APH — ACCC Case No. 39761

HBOS (2009): RBB Economics advised HBOS during the UK Competition Commission inquiry into the provision of payment protection insurance — Market Investigation into Payment Protection Insurance, Competition Commission

First National Bank (FNB) (2008): RBB Economics provided advice to FNB throughout the South African Competition Tribunal investigation of the banking sector — Banking Enquiry of the Competition Commission of South Africa

Lloyds TSB/HBOS (2008): RBB Economics advised HBOS during its acquisition by Lloyds TSB — Decision by Lord Mandelson, the Secretary of State for Business, not to refer to the Competition Commission the merger between Lloyds TSB Group plc and HBOS plc under Section 45 of the Enterprise Act 2002

Aviva/Allied Irish Bank (2006): RBB Economics provided advice and support to the parties during the investigation of their merger by the European Commission and Irish Competition Authority — EC Case No. COMP/M.4047