Valter Sorana


Dr. Valter Sorana is a director with Charles River Associates. Prior to joining CRA, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Econometrics and Operations Research, Fellow of the Center for Economic Research (CentER) and senior member of the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC) at Tilburg University in the Netherlands.

Dr. Sorana has previous consulting experience in the United States as a Senior Associate with CRA. He has provided advice on mergers, allegations of abuse of dominant position, auction design, auction bidding strategies, competition and regulatory policy in a variety of industries and jurisdictions. Dr. Sorana has a PhD in economics from Stanford University, and is a native Italian speaker.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    Liberty Global’s acquisition of BASE in Belgium cleared by the EC, subject to conditions
    Following an in-depth investigation, the European Commission has approved Liberty Global’s acquisition of mobile operator BASE in Belgium, subject to...
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  • 02
    European Commission accepts Deutsche Bahn's commitments and ends margin squeeze investigation
    On December 18, 2013, the European Commission closed its investigation of Deutsche Bahn Energie’s (DBE) pricing of traction current (the 16.7 MHz electricity...
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  • 03
    INEOS/Solvay chlorovinyls JV cleared conditional on divestments
    The European Commission has cleared the combination of INEOS’s and Solvay’s activities in PVC and related products, subject to the divestment of several...
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