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Broadcom-VMware merger now formally under UK first-phase review

By Natalie McNelis
  • 25 Jan 2023 12:41
  • 25 Jan 2023 12:41
Broadcom’s $61 billion acquisition of virtualization software specialist VMware will be subject to a formal first-phase  investigation, the UK merger watchdog said today (see here).
The Competition and Markets Authority will decide by March 22 whether the deal warrants an in-depth review.

It said in November that it was looking

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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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