Andrea Asoni

Vice President
Andrea Asoni | Antitrust Competition | Charles River Associates

Andrea Asoni is a seasoned antitrust economist with extensive expertise in M&A investigations before the antitrust agencies.

Specializing in the application of quantitative analyses and economic models to competition issues, he directs his expertise across diverse industries such as digital platforms, consumer goods, retail, entertainment (including video gaming and music distribution), healthcare insurance and services, among others.

Dr. Asoni’s client-centric approach aids antitrust counsel in pre-deal risk assessments, regulatory review, and engagement with the agencies. Dr. Asoni has authored and managed expert testimony, supporting testifying experts for plaintiffs and defendants alike. Dr. Asoni routinely manages large, complex, multi-jurisdictional matters.

Dr. Asoni holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago and his recent antitrust and competition economics thought leadership contributions include comments on the 2023 draft US Merger Guidelines, a chapter on coordinated effects in merger analysis in the volume Antitrust Economics for Lawyers (LexisNexis), and numerous articles published in the George Mason Law Review, the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law, and Competition Policy International, among others.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    CRA's Elizabeth Bailey advises on Zensho Holdings Co., Ltd’s acquisition of The Snowfox Group
    Charles River Associates was retained by Zensho Holdings Co., Ltd, Japan’s premier food service company based on sales, to advise on its acquisition of The...
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  • 02
    Dr. Elizabeth M. Bailey testifies on behalf of Microsoft and Activision Blizzard in preliminary injunction win
    Charles River Associates expert, Dr. Elizabeth M. Bailey, provided expert testimony and economic analysis on behalf of Microsoft and Activision Blizzard in an...
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  • 03
    CRA advises on Tractor Supply merger
    Charles River Associates was retained by Tractor Supply Company (TSC) and Orscheln Farm and Home LLC (Orscheln), two leading rural lifestyle retailers in the...
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