Broadcom’s proposed $61 billion deal to acquire VMWare (NYSE:VMW) has come under regulatory scrutiny in the U.K.
The antitrust regulator in the U.K said that it was examining whether the deal could result in a “substantial lessening of competition.” The U.S. and the E.U. are also taking a closer look at the deal.
Although the deal is focused on diversifying Broadcom’s business into areas such as enterprise software, regulators are likely concerned about the size of the deal.
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