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UK probe of Facebook-Giphy deal imminent, focused on innovation and foreclosure concerns

By Victoria Ibitoye
  • 16 Nov 2020 11:14
  • 16 Nov 2020 11:14
Facebook will see the UK probe into its Giphy buyout kick off soon, following the failure last week of its challenge to the Competition and Markets Authority’s refusal to grant exemptions from a freeze order on the deal.

Last week the UK's specialist antitrust court dismissed the social-media company's arguments and said it was

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Victoria Ibitoye

Senior Correspondent

Victoria covers mergers and acquisitions for MLex in London. Prior to joining MLex, Victoria was a city reporter at the Daily Mail covering transport, retail and writing the daily market report. Victoria holds a law degree from the University of Nottingham.

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