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Competition and Markets Authority blocks investment technology merger

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The FINANCIAL — In its final report, published today, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found that the deal raises significant competition concerns in the supply of retail platform solutions to investment platforms in the UK, where FNZ and GBST are 2 of the leading suppliers. The merged business would be by far the largest supplier, holding almost half of the UK market. Following an in-depth Phase 2 investigation, a group of independent CMA panel members concluded that the loss of competition brought about by the deal could lead to investment platforms, and therefore UK consumers who rely on…

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Competition and Markets Authority blocks investment technology merger

1 min read

The FINANCIAL — In its final report, published today, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found that the deal raises significant competition concerns in the supply of retail platform solutions to investment platforms in the UK, where FNZ and GBST are 2 of the leading suppliers. The merged business would be by far the…