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Expected spike in UK merger reviews after Brexit was flattened by pandemic, auditors' report says

By Victoria Ibitoye
  • 17 May 2022 18:31
  • 17 May 2022 17:55
Fewer deals were called in by the UK's merger watchdog last year than it had initially anticipated after Brexit due to Covid-19, the UK's public spending monitoring body has said, meaning it has been unable to adjust to its baseline workload yet.

The National Audit Office also said the period had seen

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Victoria Ibitoye

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Victoria covers mergers and acquisitions for MLex in London. Prior to joining MLex, Victoria was a city reporter at the Daily Mail covering transport, retail and writing the daily market report. Victoria holds a law degree from the University of Nottingham.

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