As though the CMA will do anything. They have to make a noise now and then to show they even exist. The CMA is a pointless toothless thing.
The United Kingdom's Competition and Markets Authority has opened a preliminary probe into Broadcom's planned acquisition of VMware. A Monday announcement by the Authority states the probe will consider whether the transaction represents a "relevant merger situation" under the terms of the Enterprise Act of 2002 and, if so, " …
They'll probably keep kicking the can down the road, refusing to make a decision either way until either the next general election or Broadcom give up, whichever comes sooner.
They've done that a few times over the last decade. It's almost like the Tories hate businesses.