European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)

Thomas Buettner

European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)

Thomas Buettner is an economist in the Chief Economist’s Team at DG Competition of the European Commission. He has prior experience in economic consulting in competition cases at Charles River Associates (CRA) and Lexecon Ltd. He holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics. He is an expert in competition economics, industrial organization more generally, and applied econometrics. Thomas speaks German, English and French.

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129 Bulletin

Jullien Sylvestre, Luca Aguzzoni, Thomas Buettner The EU Commission clears acquisition of the third-largest company by the second-largest company in the market for industrial chocolate, subject to conditions (Cargill / ADM)


Cargill/ADM: How far would you go for chocolate?* In a nutshell: This case involved assessing the horizontal overlaps between two of the top three producers of industrial chocolate in Europe. Key elements were the reconstruction of market shares based on a customer- and plant-based (...)


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