Reuters exclusively reported that Microsoft is set to secure unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $16 billion bid for artificial intelligence and speech technology company Nuance Communications. The latest tech deal, Microsoft’s second-biggest after its $26.2 billion LinkedIn purchase in 2016, follows heightened regulatory scrutiny of “killer acquisitions” whereby tech giants buy and shut down nascent start-ups and potential rivals.
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Reuters exclusively reports Microsoft’s $16 billion Nuance bid set for EU antitrust approval; market reacts
10 December 2021, 3:27 pm. 1 minute
After the Reuters report was published, Microsoft shares closed up 2.2%.
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