Alex Wiik is an Economist at Compass Lexecon, based in Helsinki.
Alex’s work focuses on the application of economic analysis and empirical techniques to competition policy cases. His work has included the assessment of competitive effects in mergers, and other economic analyses under Article 101 and Article 102 TFEU proceedings.
Alex has worked on cases before the European Commission, the Competition and Markets Authority, the Department of Justice and other national competition authorities in the EU. His expertise is in market definition and assessing closeness of competition using different types of data such as survey and bidding data.
Recently, Alex assisted in providing economic advice to parties in merger proceedings of Lantmännen/MyllynParas (frozen bakery products) and Mehiläinen/Pihlajalinna (healthcare) before the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority; Altia/Arcus (wine and spirits) before the Finnish, Swedish, and Norwegian Competition authorities; and Cargotec/Konecranes (container handling equipment) before the European Commission, the Competition and Markets Authority, and authorities in other jurisdictions.
Before joining Compass Lexecon, Alex worked as an Analyst in Structured Finance at NatWest Nordisk Renting, where he worked with modelling and executing real estate transactions in the Nordics.
Alex holds an M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Economics from Hanken School of Economics.