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Meta offers remedy on Giphy deal to secure approval in Austria

By Nicholas Hirst and Andrew Boyce
  • 20 Dec 2021 10:37
  • 20 Dec 2021 10:37
Meta has offered concessions in Austria in a bid to secure court approval for plans to take over Giphy, according to a senior judge.
The move comes despite UK merger regulators blocking Meta's move for the GIF specialist last month, although the social media giant has said it was considering

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Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

Andrew Boyce


Andrew is a reporter covering merger reviews and competition policy for MLex in Brussels. He joined MLex in 2015 and holds a degree and a master’s degree in history from the University of Liverpool.

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