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Federal antitrust enforcers investigated Amazon.com Inc's (NASDAQ: AMZN) proposal to buy Roomba maker iRobot Corp (NASDAQ: IRBT). Roomba dominates the smart vacuum market with a 75% market share by revenue in the U.S. The FTC formally requested documents from both companies explaining the proposed $1.7 billion deal's purpose and rationale, the Wall Street Journal reports. A group of about 20 pro-privacy and worker organizations urged U.S. antitrust enforcers to stop the deal, citing concerns abo
The agency wants to take a closer look at Amazon's $1.7 billion takeover of Roomba maker iRobot Corp. (Nasdaq: IRBT), delaying an acquisition process that has no expected closing date in sight.
WASHINGTON—Federal antitrust enforcers are investigating Amazon.com proposal to buy Roomba maker iRobot , according to a securities filing. The Federal Trade Commission this week formally requested documents from both companies explaining the proposed $1.7 billion deal’s purpose and rationale, iRobot disclosed on Tuesday. The FTC’s review is the latest investigation involving Amazon.
In a filing on Tuesday, iRobot said the FTC had on Sept. 19 requested more details on the deal that was announced last month and would expand Amazon's stable of smart home devices. A group of about 20 pro-privacy and worker organizations have urged U.S. antitrust enforcers to stop the deal, citing concerns about privacy and Amazon's already powerful position in the smart home devices market.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has asked Amazon.com Inc and iRobot Corp for more information on the e-commerce giant's $1.7-billion buyout of the Roomba vacuum maker. In a filing on Tuesday, iRobot said the FTC had on Sept. 19 requested more details on the deal that was announced last month and would expand Amazon's stable of smart home devices. A group of about 20 pro-privacy and worker organizations have urged U.S. antitrust enforcers to stop the deal, citing concerns about privacy and Amazon's already powerful position in the smart home devices market.
FTC asks Amazon and iRobot for additional information and documentary materials relating to their deal
The Federal Trade Commission has requested additional information and documentary materials from Amazon.com Inc. and Roomba parent iRobot Corp. relating to their planned merger, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday. The companies expect to promptly respond to the request, which will extend the waiting period imposed by the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act until 30 days after they have complied. Amazon announced plans to acquire iRobot for $61 a share in cash in August, in a de
Magnetar Capital initiated a large stake in cleaning-robot maker iRobot. Pharmacy-services firm Tabula Rasa reached a pact for its CEO to leave.
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