UK competition watchdog starts in-depth investigation of Nvidia's Arm acquisition

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Marie Dealessandri

Investigation launched “on the grounds of competition and national security concerns”

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The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has officially launched a six-month investigation into Nvidia’s acquisition of Arm.

The country’s competition regulator had announced its intention to investigate the takeover back in January, and has now entered “phase two” of the inquiry as of yesterday.

The in-depth investigation is launched “on the grounds of competition and national security concerns” with the CMA adding that the acquisition raises the possibility of “substantial lessening of competition across four key markets,” namely data centres, the Internet of Things, the automotive sector

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