Compass Lexecon has been recognized as one of the Elite ranking competition economics consulting firms by the Global Competition Review (“GCR”) for the 16th year in its annual Economics 23 – Elite survey.
Compass Lexecon topped the list again with the most competition economists. Described as a “competition economics heavyweight with a reputation to match,” Compass Lexecon advised on 311 antitrust litigation matters and 151 merger control matters around the world during the research period. Merger work included the Liberty Global/Telefónica merger, the Fiat Chrysler/Peugeot merger, the Salesforce/Slack deal, the Bombardier/Alstom deal and the PKN Orlen/Lotus merger.
Additionally, three mergers that Compass Lexecon advised on were recognized in the 2021 GCR awards as the top merger control matters in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific:
- Matter of the Year: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles/PSA Group
- Merger Control Matter of the Year – Europe: Google/Fitbit
- Merger Control Matter of the Year – APAC, Middle-East, and Africa: ZF Friedrichshafen/WABCO
The GCR 100 is an independent, comprehensive listing of the world’s top competition practices based on quantitative and qualitative analyses. Each entrant for the Economics 23 is assessed based on several criteria, including the number of dedicated antitrust economists, the number of jurisdictions it operates from, the number of affiliated economists in Who’s Who Legal: Competition and – most importantly – its work on competition matters over the past year.