UK Regulatory Approval Paves Way for Microsoft’s $69 Billion Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

In a significant turn of events, Microsoft has successfully navigated the regulatory maze to secure a nod from the UK's CMA for its colossal $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard Inc. This approval propels the tech giant closer to sealing the largest gaming deal in history
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Alice Weil

Features Editor at The Executive Magazine

Microsoft Corp. has secured approval from the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) for its $69 billion procurement of Activision Blizzard Inc., marking the removal of the last significant global regulatory barrier to the largest gaming deal ever witnessed.

On Friday, the CMA articulated that Microsoft's amended proposal, which entails d...


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