CMA ends investigation into Standard Life Aberdeen merger

Merger set to complete 14 August

Tom Eckett
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Co-CEOs Keith Skeoch and Martin Gilbert
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Co-CEOs Keith Skeoch and Martin Gilbert

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has dropped its month-long investigation into the £11bn merger between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management.

The regulator said it would not be progressing into a deeper second phase investigation stating it had "completed its review" of the proposed merger, which will create the UK's largest asset management...

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