October 7, 2016 / 6:41 AM / in a year

BRIEF-UK's CMA says Future, Mirua deal could face investigation

Oct 7 (Reuters) - UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA):

* Says acquisition of Miura Ltd, parent of Imagine, by Future Plc could face an in-depth investigation over competition concerns

* Says post merger completion, companies’ titles will be sufficiently constrained by competing magazines or similar online content with exception of sci-fi magazines

* Says companies' sci-fi titles compete closely and available evidence showed that other magazines and online content only impose a limited competition constraint Source text for Eikon: [bit.ly/2d7H2p5] (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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