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NortonLifeLock seeks German approval for Avast takeover

By Andrew Boyce
  • 11 Jan 2022 04:26
  • 11 Jan 2022 04:26
US cybersecurity company NortonLifeLock has requested German approval for its acquisition of Czech rival Avast, according to an update today on the national competition watchdog’s website.

NortonLifeLock notified the deal to the Bundeskartellamt on Friday. Under German rules, the regulator has a month from that date to decide on the takeover, which values

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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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