CMA gives green light to Booker’s acquisition by Tesco for £3.7bn

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Tesco’s £3.7bn acquisition of wholesaler Booker Group, the owner of the Salford-based Makro business, has been approved by the Competition and Markets Authority.

The has CMA announced that it has provisionally found that the deal would not be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition. It said a group of i... For the full story register now for free or login below...