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Amazon’s $1.7 billion iRobot acquisition will need US, EU merger approvals

By Natalie McNelis
  • 26 Aug 2022 11:59
  • 26 Aug 2022 12:21
Amazon’s $1.7 billion acquisition of iRobot, the maker of Roomba vacuum cleaners, will need merger-control approval in the US and EU, the company has disclosed. 
In a regulatory filing in the United States yesterday, Amazon said that the deal would need to be submitted to the US FTC and the

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Natalie McNelis

Senior Correspondent

Natalie McNelis covers mergers for MLex in Brussels. Before joining MLex in 2017, she spent 20 years as an international trade and competition lawyer in law firms including Stibbe and WilmerHale. Natalie has a BA in English from Mount Holyoke College, a JD from Harvard Law School and an LLM in EU law from KU Leuven. She is admitted to the bar in New York.

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