Kotick on Microsoft ABK acquisition: “The FTC, CMA and EU don’t know our industry”

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In a rare television interview, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick said he believes UK regulators should “embrace” Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of his company.

Appearing on CNBC’s Squawk Box, the executive was asked about this week’s story from the New York Times, which suggested Microsoft’s legal team expected the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority to oppose the deal.

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