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LVMH, Tiffany deal cleared unconditionally in South Korea

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 14 Jun 2020 22:26
  • 14 Jun 2020 22:26
French luxury business company LVHM’s acquisition of American luxury jewelry brand Tiffany has won unconditional approval in South Korea, MLex has learned.

The South Korean antitrust regulator cleared the takeover on June 12 after reviewing the deal for three months. The deal was filed to the Korea Fair Trade Commission, or KFTC, on

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Wooyoung Lee

Correspondent, Seoul


Wooyoung Lee is a correspondent based in MLex’s Seoul office, South Korea, covering antitrust, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Wooyoung has more than a decade of experience in journalism, public policy and research. She has worked and written for news outlets including The Korea Herald, Al Jazeera International, Bloomberg BNA, Monocle, among others.

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