Business Market purchase conundrum: How the amendments to CCI rules affect M&A deals Updated : December 13, 2019 04:17 PM IST The amendment, once effective, promises to be immensely beneficial for companies who often like to structure deals with a leg involving a market purchase. The CCI’s proposal to allow open market purchases for minority investments without prior approval is being cheered by the industry. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.