University College London

Francisco de la Peña Fernández-Garnelo

University College London
Senior Teaching Fellow

Dr Francisco de la Peña Fernández-Garnelo is a specialist in the law of mergers and acquisitions. His main areas of expertise include corporate finance, merger control and regulation. He has an interest in the energy and financial services sectors. Francisco holds an LLB from the University of Navarre, an LLM from the LSE, a PhD from King’s College London and an MBA from the University of Cambridge. He is dual qualified in both England and Wales, and Madrid and has practised in Brussels, London and Paris. He has served as director on the boards of both private and public companies. Dr Francisco de la Peña has been affiliated to UCL Laws since 2004. He is a member of the Advisory Board at the UCL Centre for Ethics and Law.


2885 Bulletin

Francisco de la Peña Fernández-Garnelo The UK Office of Fair Trading clears a merger in the radio sector in Phase I without reference to the Competition Commission while accepting local asset divestment (Capital Radio/GWR Group)


The operation Capital Radio and GWR Group are commercial radio groups operating in the UK. Capital proposed acquiring the whole of GWR’s issued share capital (para. 1, 2 and 4). The market(s) The OFT assessed the effects of the merger in relation to the provision of (i) radio advertising both (...)

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