Isabel Tecu

Principal

Dr. Isabel Tecu is a principal in the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice of Charles River Associates.

She holds a PhD in economics from Brown University, where she specialized in applied microeconomics. Her research on anticompetitive effects of common ownership has been featured in The Economist and The New York Times, among others. Since joining CRA, Dr. Tecu has worked on mergers and antitrust litigation matters in a variety of industries, including airlines, industrial goods, consumer goods, and retail. She is a native German speaker.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    CRA economists advise on merger of CVS & Aetna
    CRA economists advised Dechert LLP and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, counsel to CVS Health and Aetna, respectively, on CVS’s acquisition of Aetna. CRA economists...
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  • 02
    Virgin America/Alaska Airlines Merger
    We advised counsel to Virgin America throughout the DOJ review of its acquisition by Alaska Airlines. The DOJ approved the merger requiring some restrictions...
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  • 03
    CRA advises Lowe’s on $3.2 (CAN) billion acquisition of RONA
    CRA economists advised counsel to Lowe’s on its acquisition of RONA throughout the Competition Bureau’s review of the transaction. On May 12, 2016, the Bureau...
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