Luca Di Martile


Luca Di Martile is a principal in CRA’s European Competition Practice, based in Brussels, Belgium. He specializes in the application of econometric techniques to antitrust analyses, advising clients in all areas of competition policy, with a focus on merger control.

Prior to joining CRA, Luca was a member of the Chief Economist Team at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition for more than five years. During his time at the European Commission, Luca worked on several high-profile merger cases in a number of industries, including: the telecommunications industry (H3G/O2 UK, H3G/WIND Italy, T-Mobile/Tele2 NL); the airline industry (Ryanair/Aer Lingus III, IAG/Aer Lingus); basic industries such as steel (ArcelorMittal/Ilva), nickel (Aperam/VDM), cement (HeidelbergCement/Cemex Croatia), and intermediate components (Nidec/Embraco); fast-moving consumer goods industries such as coffee (DEMB/Mondelez), and batteries (Energizer/Spectrum Brands); the oil industry; and the chemical industry (Huntsman/Rockwood).

A native Italian speaker, he is fluent in English and Spanish.

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    European Commission unconditionally clears Microsoft’s acquisition of Nuance
    ** Update March 2, 2022 On 02 March 2021 the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that it would clear Microsoft’s acquisition of Nuance without...
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