Mariam Arutyunyan

Associate Principal

Mariam Arutyunyan is an associate principal at the European Competition Practice of Charles River Associates.

Since joining CRA in 2017, she has advised on mergers and abuse of dominance cases before the European Commission, the UK Competition and Markets Authority as well as other national competition authorities. Her work spanned a variety of industries, including retail, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications infrastructure and pay TV, multi-sided platforms, sports betting, book publishing, and offshore oil & gas and marine engineering.

She wrote her Master’s thesis titled “European Cartel Enforcement: Evidence from the Stock Market”, in which she analyzed the effect of changes in EU antitrust fines on members of investigated as well as undetected cartels. Prior to joining CRA, she interned in the Risk Management department of MMC Norilsk Nickel – one of the world’s largest producers of nickel and palladium. Her working languages are English, Russian and Armenian.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    PPF/CME
    On 6 October 2020 the European Commission unconditionally approved PPF’s acquisition of CME in Phase I. PPF and CME are mainly active at different levels of...
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  • 02
    Cellnex/Arqiva
    Cellnex’s purchase of Arqiva was unconditionally cleared by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on April 22, 2020, following a Phase 1 review. The...
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  • 03
    Ingersoll Rand/Gardner Denver
    On January 30, 2020, Ingersoll Rand and Gardner Denver received unconditional clearance from the European Commission with respect to the proposed combination...
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