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Merging companies won't get easy ride due to Covid-19, CMA guidance says

By Victoria Ibitoye and Nicholas Hirst
  • 22 Apr 2020 05:33
  • 22 Apr 2020 05:33

Merging businesses have been warned not to expect an easy ride from the UK’s competition regulator as a result of the market pressures from the novel coronavirus outbreak.

The crisis “has not brought about any relaxations of the standards by which mergers are assessed,” the Competition and Markets Authority said in a

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