Advertisement
UK markets closed
  • NIKKEI 225

    38,054.13
    -502.74 (-1.30%)
     
  • HANG SENG

    18,230.19
    -246.82 (-1.34%)
     
  • CRUDE OIL

    77.87
    -1.36 (-1.72%)
     
  • GOLD FUTURES

    2,364.50
    +0.40 (+0.02%)
     
  • DOW

    38,111.48
    -330.06 (-0.86%)
     
  • Bitcoin GBP

    53,735.70
    +833.91 (+1.58%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    1,431.30
    -24.57 (-1.69%)
     
  • NASDAQ Composite

    16,737.08
    -183.50 (-1.08%)
     
  • UK FTSE All Share

    4,494.75
    +29.12 (+0.65%)
     

UK's CMA kicks off probe into Thermo Fisher-Olink deal

The offices of Thermo Fisher Scientific stand in Waltham

(Reuters) - Britain's competition regulator said on Friday it has initiated a probe into U.S. medical equipment maker Thermo Fisher Scientific's $3.1 billion deal to buy Swedish biotech firm Olink Holding AB.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has set a deadline of July 8 for its phase 1 decision.

(Reporting by Eva Mathews in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)