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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