FTC probes Amazon’s proposed $1.7B iRobot acquisition deal

  •  The FTC on Monday requested that both Amazon and iRobot provide “additional information and documentary materials” about the proposed acquisition.
  • The agency made the request in connection with an antitrust review of the deal. The filing stated that Amazon and iRobot both expect to promptly respond to the request as well as “work cooperatively” with the FTC.