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Microsoft, Activision beat US FTC’s bid for preliminary injunction blocking deal

Microsoft and Activision Blizzard have defeated the US Federal Trade Commission’s attempt to block their $69 billion deal from closing, with a California federal judge refusing the agency’s request for a preliminary injunction.
In a partially redacted order today, US District Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley denied the agency’s motion following

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Michael Acton

Senior Correspondent

Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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