Adobe’s Figma Acquisition Draws Anti-Trust Scrutiny in Europe

When Adobe agreed last September to pay $20 billion for fast-growing web design platform Figma,  the intent to remove a competitive threat seemed obvious.  (Or not: see this opposing view.)    A rumored U.S. Department of Justice anti-trust suit never appeared but the U.K. authorities opened an investigation in May and we now have reports that EU authorities are considering action as well.  That’s what happens when you feed them meat