NERA (London)

Grant Saggers

NERA (London)
Associate Director

Grant has advised companies and regulators on competition matters for 15 years. Grant has led companies successfully through matters involving multi-national merger clearance, state aid, competition enforcement, and competition litigation. Grant regularly gives expert evidence on the economic effects of firm conduct and market dynamics. He has lectured and written on economics in mergers and merger remedies. Grant is recognized in the “Who’s Who” of leading competition economist globally, noting: “Grant Saggers is much in demand, with sources deeming him ’flexible, insightful and authoritative - a real asset to his clients”. In 2015, Grant was recognized as ‘Strategy Consultant of the Year’ in the UK consulting industry for applying economics to corporate decision-making and regulatory strategy. Grant heads NERA’s Office in London with over 50 economists helping clients on high-value, contentious matters spanning competition, litigation and regulation.

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5835 Bulletin

Grant Saggers The UK Office of Fair Trading clears a merger in the market of acute care hospitals subject to ’fix-it-first’ remedies leading to selling two out of the nine hospitals (General Healthcare Group/Nuffield Hospitals)


The operation General Healthcare Group (GHG) is a provider of independent healthcare services in the UK. GHG operates two principal businesses: BMI Healthcare Limited (BMI), which operates 48 acute care private hospitals, and Netcare Healthcare (UK) Limited, which provides specialised clinical (...)

Grant Saggers The UK Competition Commission clears a merger in the market for terrestrial broadcast transmission services subject to extensive behavioural undertakings (Macquarie / National Grid Wireless)


The operation On 11 March 2008, the Competition Commission cleared the merger between Macquarie UK Broadcast Ventures Limited (MUKBV) and National Grid Wireless Group (NGW), subject to an extensive set of behavioural remedies. The acquisition was completed on 3 April 2007. MUKBV is the owner (...)

Grant Saggers The UK Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform acts in accordance with the recommendations of the UK Competition Commission, thus requiring the partial divestment of remedies in a TV broadcasting investment case (BSkyB / ITV)


The operation British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (BSkyB) is a holding company for subsidiaries that operate principally in activities relating to television broadcasting and retailing in the UK and Ireland (for example, direct-to-home pay subscription satellite television). BSkyB is also (...)

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