CMA to investigate Evolution Gaming’s NetEnt mega-merger

UK authority to determine whether merger meets competition law requirements ahead of £1.6bn deal

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has opened an investigation into Evolution Gaming’s proposed £1.6bn takeover of NetEnt. The watchdog will begin its inquiry into the merger to ensure it meets the requirements of section 96(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 and whether the merger would result in a “substantial lessening of competition within any market”.…

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