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Microsoft anticipates more Activision Blizzard approvals following Saudi clearance

By Andrew Boyce
  • 22 Aug 2022 15:54
  • 22 Aug 2022 15:58
Microsoft has said it is looking forward to receiving approval for its acquisition of videogame developer Activision Blizzard from other competition regulators, after Saudi Arabia’s watchdog gave its approval.
Before it can complete the $68.7 billion deal, Microsoft needs clearance from a host of jurisdictions, including the US, the EU, the UK,

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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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