Compass Lexecon has been involved in many of the largest and most complex antitrust litigation and financial market cases over the past 30 years.
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Compass Lexecon provided economic advice and analysis in the $17 billion global acquisition of PPD, Inc by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. PPD is a contract research organisation and a lab service provider that supports pharmaceutical companies in the conduct of...
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
Compass Lexecon's Manuel A. Abdala and Pablo T. Spiller served as experts for claimant Crystallex Corporation, which on April 4, 2016 obtained an arbitration award of US$1.39 billion (including pre-award interest) against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Venezuela). The tribunal...
Court Relies Heavily on Compass Lexecon Expert Dr. Mark Israel, Citing His Testimony In Nearly Every Part of Its Opinion On June 23, 2015, Judge Amit Mehta of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted a preliminary...
Compass Lexecon Experts Provide Key Economic Advice and Analyses on US Airways and American Airlines Merger
On November 12, 2013, US Airways and American Airlines announced that they had reached a proposed settlement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and several states to end the litigation challenging their merger and that, as a result, they expect...
A Compass Lexecon team including Professor Robert Willig, Mary Coleman, Jonathan Bowater, and Maria Stoyadinova assisted Jacqueline Grise and Mark Schechter of Cooley LLP, outside counsel to Bertelsmann, and Harry Robins and Scott Stempel of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP,...
- Entertainment & Media
In February 2013, the Korean Fair Trade Commission closed its investigation into the contracting and pricing practices used by Air Products Korea in its supply of industrial gases in Ulsan, South Korea. A Compass Lexecon team including Professor Dennis Carlton,...
- Antitrust & Competition: Conduct
A Compass Lexecon team including Professor Dennis Carlton, Mary Coleman, Jonathan Bowater and Loren Poulsen assisted Deborah Feinstein of Arnold & Porter, LLP, Unilever's outside counsel in obtaining U.S. Department of Justice approval for Unilever’s acquisition of Alberto Culver. The...
A Compass Lexecon team led by Mary Coleman assisted Simon Property Group's outside counsel, headed by Barry Nigro from Fried Frank, LLP, in obtaining FTC approval for Simon Property Group's acquisition of Prime Outlets. With the assistance of Jonathan Bowater...
- Real Estate & Construction
Compass Lexecon worked on the successful acquisition by Pepsico of its two largest bottlers, Pepsi Bottling Group and Pepsi Americas. After more than six months of intense examination by the FTC, the nearly $8 billion dollar deal was approved in...