U.K.’s CMA Blocks Microsoft’s Takeover of Activision Blizzard5 May 2023
In this week’s episode, we're talking about a massive stumbling block for one of the biggest gaming M&A deals ever. The U.K.'s Competition Markets Authority has blocked Microsoft’s takeover of Activision Blizzard, a massive impact on the fast-growing cloud gaming market. Joining us to discuss the blocked deal is Jacob Parry, chief regulatory correspondent for PaRR and Dealreporter.
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