Alan Overd

Primary location

8 Finsbury Circus
London, EC2M 7EA, UK

Alan Overd

Vice President

Alan Overd is a vice president in CRA’s London office. He studied economics at Cambridge University and the University of Oxford, where he held a lectureship at Keble College. Prior to joining Lexecon Ltd in 1995, Mr. Overd worked for Oxera. Mr. Overd has worked on a range of competition cases in various jurisdictions. He has handled a number of European merger investigations, includingGrandMet/Guinness, Price Waterhouse/Coopers & Lybrand,Airtours/First Choice, EMI/Warner Music, Ernst & Young/Andersen,adidas/Reebok and MyTravel/Thomas Cook. The U.K. cases he has handled include Lloyds TSB/HBOS, Boots/Alliance Unichem, Lloyds TSB/Abbey National, and Asda/Safeway. He led the Lexecon Ltd team in Airtours’ appeal to the Court of First Instance over the Airtours/First Choice decision. This was the first successful appeal to the court made by the parties to a merger.

Education

  • M.Phil. Economics, Magdalen College, University of Oxford
  • M.A. Economics, St John's College, Cambridge University
  • Diploma in EU Competition Law, King's College, University of London

Cases

Asset Management

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Energy Market Inquiry

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BCA Marketplace/SMA Vehicle Remarketing

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Hammerson/Grand Central

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Hain Frozen Foods/Orchard House

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