Sergey Khodjamirian is a Vice President at Compass Lexecon, based in the Copenhagen office. He has 12 years of experience as a competition economist.
Sergey specializes in advising clients on mergers and behavioral matters before the European Commission and national competition authorities. He has worked on a number of complex and significant transactions before the European Commission, most notably Bayer/Monsanto and Deutsche Borse/London Stock Exchange (both Phase II mergers), and GSK/Novartis, which was cleared in Phase I and won the GCR Matter of the Year 2015.
In behavioral matters, Sergey has experience in analyzing MFNs, excessive pricing, bundled rebates, price discrimination, and predatory pricing, across a range of industries including e-commerce platforms, fast-moving consumer goods, mining, medical devices, postal, transport, and financial markets.
Most recently, Sergey has been involved in cases with a Nordic focus, such as the Widex / Sivantos and Compass Group / Fazer Food Services mergers, both of which were cleared unconditionally in Phase I by the European Commission. He has also been advising a multinational FMCG manufacturer on price discrimination allegations by a Nordic NCA.
Sergey is a non-governmental advisor to the Danish Competition Authority in the Unilateral Conduct Working Group of the International Competition Network.
Sergey holds an M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Southampton. He is fluent in Danish and Russian.