Progress

Current status
under deliberation
25 Jan 2023 under deliberation
06 Dec 2022 processing consultation
21 Nov 2022 in consultation

Scope

Implementers
United Kingdom
Policy Area
Competition
Policy Instrument
Merger control regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
semiconductors
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
competition authority
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

25 Jan 2023
under deliberation

Announced CMA Phase 1 investigation into VMware acquisition by Broadcom

On 25 January 2023, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced its decision to launch a merger inquiry into the acquisition by Broadcom Inc., a supplier of semiconductor and infrastructure software products, of VMware Inc., a provider …

Source
Event type investigation
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body competition authority
06 Dec 2022
processing consultation

Closed CMA consultation on Broadcom and VMware merger

On 6 December 2022, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) closed the consultation regarding the acquisition by Broadcom Inc. of VMware Inc., a provider of multi-cloud services. Representations submitted will assist the CMA investigation int…

Source
Event type investigation
Action type consultation closed
Government branch executive
Government body competition authority
21 Nov 2022
in consultation

Opened CMA consultation on Broadcom and VMware merger

On 21 November 2022, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced its investigation of and opened a consultation on the acquisition by Broadcom Inc. of VMware Inc., a provider of multi-cloud services, which will close on 6 December 2022.…

Source
Event type investigation
Action type consultation opened
Government branch executive
Government body competition authority