NERA Economic Consulting Expands European Footprint with New Office in Berlin

08 January 2013

New York -- NERA Economic Consulting, a leading global provider of economic advice and analysis in business, and regulatory matters, announced today that it has expanded its operations in Germany with the opening of an office in Berlin.

NERA Associate Director Tomas Haug and Special Consultant Dr. Michael Kraus, experts in NERA’s Global Energy, Environment, and Network Industries Practice, will oversee NERA's Berlin office, focusing on providing regulatory guidance to the energy and utilities industries. NERA’s Berlin office will draw on the firm's worldwide resources and expertise to provide clients with a full suite of economic consulting services in areas including antitrust and competition, securities and finance, intellectual property, transfer pricing, and telecommunications.

"The opening of the Berlin office is exciting because it reflects NERA’s commitment to providing first-rate economic analysis and insights to our clients in Germany and the rest of Europe," said NERA Economic Consulting's new President Dr. Lawrence Wu. "The needs of the German market match NERA’s strongest areas of expertise, particularly in the energy sector, utilities, and transfer pricing, and I know that NERA's clients will benefit from the presence of NERA consultants in Berlin who combine exceptional economic expertise with a deep understanding of Germany's economic and regulatory environment."
 
NERA opened its office in Frankfurt in 2004. NERA now has eight European offices, in Berlin, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Brussels, and Geneva.

About NERA

NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA's economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world's leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.

NERA's clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world's largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.