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June 20, 2008

About COMPASS LEXECON


 COMPASS LEXECON was created in January 2008
when the operations of two subsidiaries of FTI
Consulting, Inc. – COMPASS and Lexecon – were
combined.
 Approximately $200 million in annual revenues.
 Practice Areas:
 Antitrust (Competition Policy)
 Finance
 Energy/Regulated Industries
 Other

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ANTITRUST (COMPETITION POLICY)

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An Industry Leader
For four straight years, the predecessor firms to COMPASS
LEXECON were both ranked among the leading antitrust
economics firms in the world.

2005

2006

2007

2008
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Locations

COMPASS LEXECON Partners


(RBB Economics and Castalia)
Boston, MA
Brussels
Chicago, IL
The Hague
Los Angeles, CA London
Oakland, CA Rome
San Francisco, CA Wellington, New Zealand
Tucson, AZ
Washington, DC

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The COMPASS LEXECON Team
 Academic Affiliates
 Faculty from University of Chicago, NYU,
Princeton, Berkeley

 Staff Econometricians and Economists


 Over 200 professional staff/consultants from
top universities, including 60 highly skilled
Ph.D. economists and econometricians and
more than 60 other individuals with advanced
degrees

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Recent Major Mergers Where COMPASS
LEXECON Experts Were Retained
 AT&T-SBC  NASDAQ-Instinet
 Sony-BMG  Avery Dennison-Paxar
 Worldspan-Travelport  Comcast-Disney
 Chicago Mercantile Exchange-  Comcast-Adelphia-Time Warner
Chicago Board of Trade  Pathmark-A&P
 EchoStar-DIRECTV  MGM-Mandalay
 Qantas-Air New Zealand  DaVita-Gambro
 Arch-Metrocall  ALLTEL-Western Wireless
 Arch Coal-Triton  AT&T Wireless-Cingular
 Blockbuster-Hollywood Video  Carnival Cruise Lines-Princess
 Oracle-Siebel Cruises
 Kinder Morgan Transaction  ITT-Kodak (RSS)
 AT&T-Comcast  First Data-Concord
 Bowater-Abitibi  Boston Scientific-Guidant
 Laidlaw-FirstGroup  Exxon-Mobil
 AT&T-Dobson

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Today, COMPASS LEXECON is Retained on 75% of
Large Deals with Significant Antitrust Implications

Second Request Count


Deals over $200 million known to have received
a request for additional information from the
Department of Justice or the Federal Trade
Commission for antitrust review.

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COMPASS LEXECON Experts Have Recently Been Retained on
Many Types of Antitrust Litigation Matters in Several Industries

Types of Litigation Matters Examples of Industry Expertise


 Class Certification  Airlines
 Contract Disputes  Chemicals
 Damages  Consumer Products
 Exclusive Dealing  Defense
 Intellectual Property  Energy
 Joint Ventures  Financial Services/Markets
 Monopolization  Health Care/Hospitals
 Predatory Practices  Computers (Hardware/Software)
 Price Fixing  Insurance
 Market Allocation  Manufacturing
 Standards Setting  Media
 Transfer Pricing  Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
 Tying Arrangements  Sports Leagues
 Vertical Restraints  Telecommunications

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Finance
 Securities Cases (10b-5 & ERISA)
 Enron; Tyco; WorldCom
 Valuation of financial instruments
 White-Collar Crime
 Options backdating, executive pay
 Economic substance cases
 Tax related transactions
 Valuation
 Merger disputes
 Accounting cases
 Restatements (Tyco)

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