The UK Competition Authority clears, following a Phase II investigation, a merger between major cyber security firms (Avast / NortonLifeLock)

CMA clears NortonLifeLock / Avast merger* The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition of Avast by NortonLifeLock following an in-depth merger investigation. NortonLifeLock and Avast both offer cyber safety software to consumers under a variety of different brands. Products include antivirus software (also known as endpoint security software), privacy software (such as VPNs) and identity protection software. The companies announced plans to merge in a £6 billion deal in August 2021. In its

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UK Competition Authority, The UK Competition Authority clears, following a Phase II investigation, a merger between major cyber security firms (Avast / NortonLifeLock), 2 September 2022, e-Competitions September 2022, Art. N° 108515

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