Gerhard Dijkstra

Primary location

8 Finsbury Circus
London, EC2M 7EA, UK

Gerhard Dijkstra

Associate Principal

Gerhard Dijkstra is an Associate Principal in CRA’s European Competition Practice. Since joining in 2010 he has worked on a number of high-profile merger cases under investigation by the European Commission (including INEOS/Solvay JV, Universal/EMI, INEOS/SSG Solvents Business, Baxter/Gambro, and Delta Airlines/Virgin Atlantic Airways JV) and the UK competition authority CMA (such as AAH/Masta and Sangers, Tullett Prebon/ICAP, and ATOS Medical/Countrywide). He has also worked on non-merger cases including the CMA’s investigation into Energy, Article 101 investigations (such as the wire harnesses case and for e-books publisher Harper Collins), and damages assessments in cartel cases. His work has involved coordinated, vertical and unilateral effects analysis, and geographic market analysis, and has covered a range of industries including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, music, energy, telecommunications, and consumer products.

Gerhard holds an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford, and also holds a Research MSc in Economics & Business and BSc in Econometrics & Operations Research both from the University of Groningen. He is fluent in English and a native Dutch speaker.

Education

  • MPhil in Economics, Oxford University
  • Research MSc in Economics & Business, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Visiting graduate student at the University of California, Santa Barbara
  • BSc in Econometrics & Operations Research, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Cases

PMP/IPMG

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Trucks

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DFS/Sofology

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Just Eat/Hungryhouse

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Empire/Cineworld

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Tullett Prebon/ICAP

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Ofcom Triple Play

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Fox Netherlands (TV distribution)

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Hydrocortisone

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Energy Market Inquiry

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