Martin Sauermann

Martin Sauermann is an economist and case officer handler at the European Commission, and before that at the Bundeskartellamt.

He has considerable expertise in German and European merger control, has worked on a number of high-profile merger and cartel cases and co-authored the Bundeskartellamt’s Guidance on Transaction Value Thresholds. Furthermore, he was a co-chair of the Bundeskartellamt’s economists’ network. Before joining the Bundeskartellamt in 2012, Martin Sauermann held positions in the solar industry, in academia and at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he specialised in corporate strategy, M&A, banking and finance.

He regularly gives guest lectures on competition policy and economics, and writes articles on competition policy, M&A and banking. Martin Sauermann received his Doctorate in Economics at the University of Düsseldorf in 2010, was a visiting doctoral student at the University of Oxford, received Master degrees in European Public Affairs and in Economics in Maastricht and Bonn and is a CFA® charterholder.

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