The EU Commission clears subject to conditions the acquisition of a healthcare devices manufacturer by a US tech giant (Fitbit / Google)

On 17 December 2020, following a Phase II investigation, the Commission approved Google’s acquisition of Fitbit subject to commitments. Fitbit is an American company that develops and sells wearable fitness devices such as smartwatches and fitness trackers, as well as related software and services. US tech giant Google, among other things, develops operating systems for smartphones, smartwatches, and health and fitness devices. It also supplies IT information and research services to the healthcare industry. Fitbit does not have a

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Catherine Gordley, The EU Commission clears subject to conditions the acquisition of a healthcare devices manufacturer by a US tech giant (Fitbit / Google), 17 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 98571

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