CMA to review GVC/Lads Coral takeover

Competition watchdog opens preliminary consultation but Ladbrokes Coral expects no roadblocks

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has opened a consultation on GVC’s proposed takeover of Ladbrokes Coral, the competition watchdog announced Wednesday. The up-to £4bn deal was originally scheduled to close in Q1 or Q2, but could be pushed back, with the CMA asking for responses to its consultation by 21 February, before a decision…

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