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Mergers reviewed by KFTC in 2019 exceed decade-high recorded in 2018

By Choi Hyung-jo and Wooyoung Lee
  • 19 Feb 2020 22:46
  • 19 Feb 2020 22:46

Mergers reviewed by the South Korean competition regulator climbed in 2019 after reaching a decade-high the previous year, led by an increase in domestic as well as global deals that needed approval in South Korea.

According to the annual report on mergers released by the Korea Fair Trade Commission, a total

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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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