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Adobe's $20 billion Figma buyout could face EU scrutiny as Austria seeks referral

By Andrew Boyce
  • 09 Jan 2023 16:36
  • 09 Jan 2023 16:36
Adobe could face EU scrutiny of its plan to buy rival design software platform Figma after Austria’s competition watchdog asked the European Commission to investigate the $20 billion deal.
The Austrian competition watchdog filed a referral request to the EU watchdog today, it said in a statement (see here).


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Andrew Boyce


Andrew is a reporter covering merger reviews and competition policy for MLex in Brussels. He joined MLex in 2015 and holds a degree and a master’s degree in history from the University of Liverpool.

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