Fabiana is a partner and co-heads the antitrust and regulatory team at Tendências Consultoria Integrada (Tendências), the only competition economics group listed at “economic 20” by Global Competition Review, outside the US and Europe. She has extensive experience in merger control, cartel and abuse of dominance investigations, as well as related quantitative and econometric analysis, private litigations and arbitration issues.
Miss Tito has also an in-depth knowledge on damage quantification assisting clients in private class actions (her thesis topic) and has great experience in cases involving regulation and competition matters across a variety of industries including telecoms, construction, education, finance, chemical, oil and gas, and mining, among others. She has been advising several confidential clients on the antitrust risks of their proposed mergers and has been involved in a potential role for big data on competition analysis (as the tie-up Localiza/Hertz – which required big data to help define the market definition).
More recently, Tendências and Miss Tito have been involved in a number of high-profile merger filings before the Brazilian Antitrust Authority (CADE), such as Votorantim/Arcelor, Essilor/Luxottica, Unipar/Solvay, Localiza/Hertz, Continental/Veyance and JBS/Bertin, Anhanguera/Kroton, among others.
Before joining the firm, Fabiana Tito worked as an economic assistant at Competiton Commission (CMA – UK) and had international experience in antitrust economic consulting. Prior to that, Miss Tito was the general coordinator and economic adviser of the former Secretariat of Economic Law (SDE), at the Ministry of Justice, Brazil, between 2004 and 2007, and was one of the members responsible for implementing quantitative methods in the Brazilian antitrust system.
Miss Tito holds a PhD degree in economic theory at University of São Paulo (Brazil) and a MSc in competition policy and regulation from both Pompeu Fabra University and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, she specialised in economic law at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV-SP) and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of São Paulo. In 2015, she represented and led the team of USP in the international championship of Econometric Games in Amsterdam. Miss Tito was also elected by her peers to the board of IBRAC (2016–2017, 2018–2020), Brazil’s association of antitrust practitioners.