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


Grocery retail

ASDA/Netto (2011): RBB Economics advised Netto throughout the UK OFT investigation of its acquisition by ASDA — OFT Case No. ME/4551/10

Walmart/Massmart (2010): RBB Economics advised both parties to the acquisition by Walmart of Massmart during its investigation by the South African Competition Tribunal — SA CT Case No. 73/LM/Nov10

Co-op/Carrefour (2008): RBB Economics advised Co-op in Switzerland on its purchase of Carrefour hypermarkets during its investigation by the Swiss Competition Commission — Annual Report 2008 of the Competition Commission

Somerfield/Morrison’s (2005): RBB Economics advised Somerfield during the UK OFT and UK Competition Commission inquiries into its acquisition of a portfolio of Morrison’s stores — OFT Case No. CR/34/09

Sainsbury’s/Safeway (2003): RBB Economics advised Sainsbury’s during the investigation of its bid for the Safeway grocery retail chain by the UK Competition Commission — Safeway plc et al, Competition Commission