Salesforce’s ACCC Clearance Of Its US$27.7 Billion Acquisition Of Slack Technologies, Inc

Allens acted for, inc on the matter., inc (Salesforce), obtained ACCC clearance of its US$27.7 billion acquisition of collaboration solution provider, Slack Technologies, Inc (Slack). The acquisition completed on 21 July 2021.

The deal was also reviewed by competition authorities including in Japan (Japan Fair Trade Commission) and the USA (Department of Justice). The authorities engaged with each other in conducting their reviews., inc is an American cloud-based software company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It provides customer relationship management (CRM) service and also provides a complementary suite of enterprise applications focused on customer service, marketing automation, analytics, and application development.

Allens legal team included Jacqueline Downes (Picture – lead Partner), Felicity McMahon (Partner) and William Georgiou (Associate).

Involved fees earner: Jacqueline Downes – Allens; William Georgiou – Allens; Felicity McMahon – Allens;

Law Firms: Allens;

Clients:, inc.;

Author: Sonia Carcano