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Broadcom-VMware EU merger review clock stopped

By Natalie McNelis
  • 31 Jan 2023 09:59
  • 31 Jan 2023 11:30
The EU review of Broadcom’s bid to take over virtualization software specialist VMware has been suspended, according to an update published on the European Commission's website today.

The clock has been stopped since Jan. 24, the update says. Before the suspension, the regulator had until May 11 to decide on the transaction. 

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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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