Broadcom's $61bn VMware deal put under the spotlight by the UK regulator

The CMA regulator is the latest country regulator to investigate the vendor's merger

Kelsey Rees
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Broadcom's $61bn VMware deal put under the spotlight by the UK regulator

The Competition Markets Authority has stepped in to probe whether US chipmaker Broadcom's $61bn acquisition of cloud computing company VMware will dull competition in the market. The CMA said this week that the investigation of the merger will look into whether or not it will result in a "substantial lessening" of competition within any market or markets in the UK for goods or services. "The CMA has decided to investigate this transaction and is inviting comments from any interested par...

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