Following an “in-depth” second phase examination, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given Tesco the green light to acquire wholesaler Booker.
A stakeholder in wholesale and retail giant Booker has labelled Tesco’s £3.7bn offer as “insufficient”.
Tesco’s acquisition of wholesaler Booker faces a potential setback as the move has been deemed “less than compelling” for Booker shareholders.
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