UK regulator opens probe into Adobe's $20bn Figma acquisition

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UK regulator opens probe into Adobe's $20bn Figma acquisition
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UK regulator opens probe into Adobe's $20bn Figma acquisition

CMA investigating whether the deal would lead to a significant reduction in competition in UK markets for goods or services

The UK's antitrust regulatory agency on Wednesday announced an investigation into Adobe's proposed $20 billion deal to acquire cloud-based designer platform Figma. The Competition and Markets Au...

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