The Service of the Commission for the Protection of Competition has received a notification of a concentration, concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Xandr Inc by Microsoft Corporation.
Microsoft Corporation is a joint stock company duly registered under the laws of the State of Washington, United States of America. Microsoft common stocks are listed on NASDAQ (MSFT). Microsoft is an international technology company with a very wide range of products and services. It is well-known for Windows operating system, laptops, processors, and all Microsoft Office applications. Other popular products include Surface tablets, Xbox game consoles, mobile software (formerly Windows Mobile, Windows CE, now Windows Phone), and Windows Live and Bing services and products. It produces software for businesses, video games and also provides e-mail, web storage and social networking services. Microsoft has also some other peripherals products like keyboards and webcams for computers.
Xandr Inc., which is the Target of this tranaction, is the ad tech division of AT&T Inc. Xandr Inc main operations are related to internet advertising and mainly as an open display intermediary, both as a Demand Side Platform (DSP) and as a Supply Side Platform (SSP) in the field of mediation in digital advertising.