This week, Roche said it received a request for additional information and documentary material from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in connection to the agency’s review of the pending $4.8 billion acquisition of Spark. However, it isn’t just U.S. regulators who are now closely examining the deal. Roche has also let it be known that the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority has opened an investigation in order to obtain further information in relation to Roche’s proposed acquisition of Spark. This brings the total number of delays to date to four and counting. Learn More