Serge Clerckx

Serge Clerckx has extensive experience in EU competition law and government regulation, particularly in the aerospace, consumer goods, technology, and ITC sectors.

His competition practice covers both merger control and antitrust. Serge has led several recent merger cases for P&G, including the $12.5 billion sale of its beauty business (including Hugo Boss, Gucci, Max Factor, Wella) to Coty; its acquisition of Sara Lee's air care business; and the sales of its European pet care business to Spectrum Brands, its global pet care business to Mars, its Pringles business to Kellogg, and its bleach business. He also led NextiraOne's acquisition by Dimension Data, Goodrich's merger with UTC, and TI's acquisition of National Semiconductors. His antitrust practice includes complex investigations and private enforcement litigation, including a €500 million damage claim for abuse of dominant position. [1]