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NortonLifeLock-Avast deal cleared in Spain

By Andrew Boyce
  • 24 Feb 2022 06:27
  • 24 Feb 2022 06:37
NortonLifeLock has secured Spanish approval for its proposed buyout of cybersecurity rival Avast, according to an update on the national competition authority’s register today.
Spanish approval comes after Germany’s competition watchdog cleared the deal, valued at between $8.1 billion and $8.6 billion, earlier this month (see here). The deal was cleared

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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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