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Microsoft CEO Is Confident About Activision Deal Approval, Handling of Economy

Nadella says the company will be more ‘deliberate’ in hiring as it weathers downturn

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Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella said he’s confident the company can gain regulatory approval for its $69 billion purchase of Activision Blizzard Inc. even in the face of an in-depth regulatory probe in the UK.

“Of course, any acquisition of this size will go through scrutiny, but we feel very, very confident that we’ll come out,” he said in an interview with Bloomberg Television.