We’re delighted to welcome Dr Eva Deuchert to Oxera as a Senior Adviser. An expert in regulatory economics, econometrics, and efficiency benchmarking, Eva joins Oxera from a large German distribution system operator, where she worked as a Regulation Manager. Previously, she was Assistant Professor at the University of St. Gallen. Eva will join our German Energy and Analytics practices, where she will bring a wealth of experience thanks to her quantitative background.
The Rail Working Group asked Oxera to estimate the direct microeconomic benefits of the Protocol for African countries, in terms of the savings to operators financing rolling stock under the agreement.
We are delighted to announce the promotions of three Principals to Partner and one Senior Consultant to Principal grade, with immediate effect. This is in recognition of the individuals’ considerable contributions to Oxera’s Transport, Competition and State Aid practices. Michele Granatstein joined Oxera in 2010. She leads Oxera’s Aviation team, providing advice to airports, airlines,
Oxera advises VodafoneZiggo, leading to a successful appeal of the 2018 decision by the ACM in the Dutch broadband market, which means that both KPN and VodafoneZiggo are no longer obliged by regulation to open up their networks to competitors. The CBb cited Oxera’s ‘game theory’ analysis in reaching its decision.
Oxera is committed to protecting the welfare of our colleagues, our clients, and the communities in which we live. Behaving responsibly is at the core of everything we do, and at the core of our relationships; that’s why we’ve taken important measures to protect the people we work with and to help prevent the spread
In August, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) began an investigation into the acquisition by Bottomline Technologies of the Experian Payment Gateway (EPG) business. Following an-depth review, the CMA has fully cleared the merger without the need for divesture or other commitments from Bottomline. Oxera advised Bottomline Technologies during the CMA’s review of its
The General Court has annulled the European Commission’s decision that Valencia Club de Fútbol (Valencia CF) received over €20m in unlawful state aid. Oxera undertook the financial analysis that supported Valencia CF’s appeal to the General Court, and which underpinned the annulment of the European Commission’s decision. In 2016, the European Commission concluded that Spain
We are delighted to announce that Orlando Milford has become a Principal. Orlando started working with Oxera in September 2015, and has since dedicated his efforts to improving our technology infrastructure. He has been key in implementing and driving value from our investment in NetSuite. Orlando will be leading the IT team, focusing on improving
Oxera Partner Dr Barbara Veronese provided economic advice to INWIT on the transaction with Vodafone. The arrangement sees INWIT become the second-largest independent towers operator in Europe while preserving effective competition in the Italian market.
Oxera Partner Sahar Shamsi is today at the Utility Week Investor Summit 2020 to discuss the legitimacy challenge to current regulation, the regulatory response, and whether more fundamental change is required to accommodate technological and market change in regulated sectors.