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Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Competition and Mkts

Microsoft / Nuance Communications

RNS Number : 1363Y
Competition and Markets Authority
12 January 2022

Start of CMA Merger Investigation: anticipated acquisition by Microsoft Corporation of Nuance Communications Inc.


The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction has resulted in the creation of a relevant merger situation under the merger provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002 and, if so, whether the creation of that situation may be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services. 


The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the Parties on 12 January 2022 and has a deadline of 9 March 2022 for its phase 1 decision.



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