The EU Commission clears a merger in the market of software development (GitHub / Microsoft)

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of GitHub by Microsoft* The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of GitHub by Microsoft. The Commission concluded that effective competition in the relevant markets would continue and Microsoft would have no incentive to undermine the open nature of GitHub's platform. Microsoft and GitHub both supply tools that organisations and individuals use when developing and releasing software ("DevOps tools"). In particular, (i) both companies provide access to

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European Commission, The EU Commission clears a merger in the market of software development (GitHub / Microsoft), 19 October 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin October 2018, Art. N° 88063

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