China Extends Probe of Google's Acquisition of Motorola Mobility

Chinese approval of the deal is Google's last hurdle before it can complete its acquisition of the smartphone maker.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek: China's Anti-Monopoly Bureau has expanded the second phase of its investigation into Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility. Chinese approval of the deal is the last hurdle Google faces before it can complete its $12.5 billion acquisition of the smartphone manufacturer.

Government regulators in the U.S., the E.U. and other parts of the world have already signed off on the deal.

Tags: Google, China, merger and acquistion activity, Motorola Mobility

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