Activision Blizzard Gets Clearance From South Korea For King Digital Acquisition

Santa Monica-based Activision Blizzard said late Monday that it has received clearance from the South Korean Fair Trade Commission, on its deal to acquire King Digital Entertainment. The clearance is one of a number of clerances required on the $5.9 billion deal, which was announced in November. The companies are still waiting for clerances from the EU, among other conditions.