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NortonLifeLock expects US, UK, EU, Australia and NZ to look into Avast buyout

By Tono Gil and Nicholas Hirst
  • 11 Aug 2021 06:21
  • 11 Aug 2021 06:21
US-based NortonLifeLock has said that its purchase of European cybersecurity rival Avast for about $8.6 billion could need approval from antitrust regulators in the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Spain, and conceivably even at the European Commission, according to a US securities filing yesterday.

Separately, NortonLifeLock also said that the

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