Monday, February 13, 2012

[G] European Commission clears Motorola deal

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Official Google Blog: European Commission clears Motorola deal

We’re happy that today the European Commission approved our proposed acquisition of Motorola Mobility, which we announced in August. This is an important milestone in the approval process and it moves us closer to closing the deal. We are now just waiting for decisions from a few other jurisdictions before we can close this transaction.

As we outlined in August, the combination of Google and Motorola Mobility will help supercharge Android. It will also enhance competition and offer consumers faster innovation, greater choice and wonderful user experiences.

Posted by Don Harrison, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel

Update February 13, 2012, 2:00pm: The U.S. Department of Justice has also announced that it has closed its investigation of this acquisition.
URL: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2012/02/european-commission-clears-motorola.html

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