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Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules

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Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, as added by Title II of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, requires persons contemplating certain mergers or acquisitions to give the Federal Trade Commission and the Assistant Attorney General advance notice and to wait designated periods before consummation of such plans. Section 7A(b)(2) of the Act permits the agencies, in individual cases, to terminate this waiting period prior to its expiration and requires that notice of this action be published in the Federal Register.

The following transactions were granted early termination of the waiting period provided by law and the premerger notification rules. The grants were made by the Federal Trade Commission and the Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. Neither agency intends to take any action with respect to these proposed acquisitions during the applicable waiting period.

Trans #AcquiringAcquiredEntities
Transactions Granted Early Termination—09/18/2000
20004705August Capital III, L.P.Seagate Technology, IncSeagate Technology, Inc.
20004778Genlyte Group Inc. (The)Chloride Group PLCChloride Power Electronics, Inc.
20004843Pegusus Partners II, L.PPaperloop.com, IncPaperloop.com, Inc
20004844United News & Media plcPaperloop.com, IncPaperloop.com, Inc.
20004871TNT Post Group N.VCSX CorporationCTI Logistix, Inc.
20004896Steven M. Scott, M.CHIP Foundation, IncHIP Health Plan of Florida, Inc., HIP Insurance Company of Florida, Inc.
20004900The Cirrus TrustRobert L. BrownEmployee Management Services II, Inc., Employee Management Services III, Inc., Robert Lee Brown, Inc.
20004905Gerald W. SchwartzLBI Holdings, IncLBI Holdings, Inc.
Transactions Granted Early Termination—09/19/2000
20004847Whitehall Street Real Estate Fund XIII, L.PixPedite Communications, IncixPedite Communications, Inc.
20004851Apollo Investment Fund IV, L.PHorizon Telecom, IncHorizon PCS, Inc.
20004858Adobe Systems IncorporatedHewlett-Packard CompanyGlassbook, Inc.
20004862Caraustar Industries, IncCrane Carton Company LLCCrane Carton Company LLC
20004865Paxton Media Group, IncJohn W. Troutt, JrTroutt Brothers, Inc.
20004866Ford Motor CompanyAlfa, S.V. de C.VTenedora Nemak S.A. de C.V.
20004872Dover CorporationSangyup Steve LeeNational Cooler Corporation.
20004878Sara Lee CorporationHost Apparel, IncHost Apparel, Inc
20004887Copart, IncCharles H. PowersCharles H. Powers
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20004888DLJ Merchant Banking Partners III, L.PHellman & Friedman Capital Partners III, L.PAdvanstar, Inc.
20004895Foreset Laboratories, IncLuca & Lucio RovatiRotta Research Laboratorium.
20004898Ohio Farmers Insurance CompanyOld Guard Group, IncOld Guard Group, Inc.
20004899Clear Channel Communications, IncCumulus Media, IncCumulus Media, Inc.
20004901Donald B. MarronUBS AGUBS AG.
20004904Joseph J. Grano, JrUBS AGUBS AG.
20004958Bain Capital Fund VII, L.PWestpoint Stevens, IncWestpoint Stevens, Inc.
Transactions Granted Early Termination—09/20/2000
20004706Halliburton CompanyPetroleum Place, IncPetroleum Place, Inc.
20004736CFW Communications CompanyR&B Communications IncR&B Communications Inc.
20004758Centennial Fund IV, L.PGrande Communications, IncGrande Communications, Inc.
20004798Adelphia Communications CorporationAndre' ChagnonOpTel Inc. (debtor-in-possession), Richey Pacific Cable Partners V, L.P. (debtor-in-possession), Richey Pacific Cablevision, Inc. (debtor-in-possession), Transmission Holdings, Inc. (debtor-in-possession), TVMAX Telecommunications, Inc. (debtor-in-possession).
20004810Horry Telephone Cooperative, IncBellSouth CorporationBellSouth Carolinas PCS, L.L.C. BellSouth Carolinas PCS, L.P.
20004873Dover CorporationChun Suk LeeNational Cooler Corporation.
20004906Cascades, IncJames A. WyantWyant Corporation.
20004908SCF-VI, L.PQ Services, IncQ Services, Inc.
20004909American Power Conversion CorporationMarduk Holding CorporationMarduk Holding Corporation.
20004915Tysssen Krupp AGSiemans AGAdvanced Turbine Components, Inc.
20004919Kjell Inge RokkeKjell Inge RokkeAker Gulf Marine.
20004924Palladium Equity Partners II, L.PWhitehall Associates, L.PWFI, Inc
20004925Premier Construction Products Statutory TrustRepublic Group IncorporatedRepublic Group Incorporated.
20004926Lehman Brothers Holdings, IncAbraham D. GosmanCCC of New Jersey, Inc.
Transactions Granted Early Termination—09/21/2000
20004683Courier CorporationBlanche Cirker and the Estate of Hayward CirkerDover Book Store, Inc., Dover Publications, Inc., Transfolio Express, Inc.
20004775Flextronics Internatoinal LtdSiemens AGSiemens Information and Communication Mobile, LLC.
20004801F.S. Equity Partners IV, L.PSur La Table, IncSur La Table, Inc.
20004897The Liberty CorporationThe Henry/Melton Voting TrustCivic Communications Corporation II.
20004918Thyssen Krupp AGMr. Alex SobelSerge Elevator Co., Inc.
20004928Bain Capital Fund VI, L.PMichael D. McCrearySt. Louis T's, Inc.
20004930E.D. & F. Man Group PlcFrank C. MeyerGlenwood Capital Investments, LLC, Glenwood Global Management LLC, Glenwood Holdings, LLC.
20004931Gerald W. SchwartzBostrom plcBostrom plc.
20004933Michael L. FosterJDS Uniphase CorporationJDS Uniphase Corporation.
20004955Franz Haniel & Cie, GmbHBridgeway Construction CompanyBridgeway Construction Company.
Transactions Granted Early Termination—09/22/2000
20004699Newell Rubbermaid Inc.The Gillette CompanyFountain Holdings Limited, Parker Pen Products, The Gillette Company, Waterman SA.
20004934Donald R. ScifresJDS Uniphase CorporationJDS Uniphase Corporation.
20004935David F. WelchJDS Uniphase CorporationJDS Uniphase Corporation.
20004936MediaNews Group, Inc.Gannett Co., IncCalifornia Newspapers, Inc., Media West-CNI, Inc.
20004937iXL Enterprises, IncCyberStarts, IncCyberStarts, Inc.
20004945Quantum Industrial Holdings, LtdSilicon Access Networks, IncSilicon Access Networks, Inc.
Transactions Granted Early Termination—09/25/2000
20004946Boise Cascade CorporationIdentityNow, IncIdentityNow, Inc.
20004947Jupiter Partners LPIndentityNow, IncIndentityNow, Inc.
20004970Softbank CorpOdimo IncorporatedOdimo Incorporated.
20004980The Chase ManhattanFirst Tennessee National CorporationFirst Tennessee Bank National Association.
20005038MBNA CorporationFirst Financial Credit UnionFirst Financial Credit Union.
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Transactions Granted Early Termination—09/26/2000
20003184BASF AktiengesellschaftBasell N.VBasell N.V.
20003185N.V. Koninklijke Nederlandshe Petroleum MaatschappijBasell N.VBasell N.V.
20004398Cap Gemini S.ACorio, IncCorio, Inc.
20004485J.R. Simplot CompanyNestle' S.A.Nestle' USA, Inc.
20004777ING Groep N.VAetna IncAetna Inc. (Financial Services and International Businesses).
20004783Medicis Pharmaceutical CorporationCorixa CorporationCorixa Corporation.
20004813Pacific Partners, LLCDel Webb CorporationDel Webb Corporation.
20004850GS Capital Partners 2000, L.PixPedite Communications, IncixPedite Communications, Inc.
20004863Nextel Partners, IncNextel Communications, IncNextel Communications, Inc.
20004864Nextel Communications, IncNextel Partners, IncNextel Partners, Inc.
20004868Clear Channel Communications, Inc.Randall T. OdenealMississippi Valley Broadcasting, Inc.
20004869Clear Channel Communications, Inc.Scott R. McQueenMississippi Valley Broadcasting, Inc.
20004891Efficient Networks, IncBarry McConachieMultiMedia Development Corporation.
20004892Barry McConachieEfficient Networks, IncEfficient Networks, Inc.
20004893Duane SchrodtEfficient Networks, IncEfficient Networks, Inc.
20004894Efficient Networks, IncDuane SchroftMultiMedia Development Corporation.
20004907Electronic Data Systems CorporationEngineering Animation, IncEngineering Animation, Inc.
20004914TCV III (Q), L.PYOUcentric, IncYOUcentric, Inc.
20004923Fiserv, IncAgio Capital Partners I, L.PNational Flood Services, Inc.
20004940Magnequench, IncLe Carbone Lorraine, S.ACarbone Lorraine North America, Corporation, Deutsche Carbone AG, Ugimag Limited, Ugimag, Inc.
20004943ConAgra, IncJohn MarburgerMarburger Group, L.L.C. Marburger Packing, Inc
20004944ConAgra, IncJSM CorporationMarburger Group, L.L.C. Marburger Packing, Inc.
20004948CDC FinanceNvest Companies, L.PNvest Companies, L.P.
20004949CDC FinanceNvest, L.PNvest, L.P
20004954Dennis MehielHoward P. HoeperPackaging Resources Group, Inc.
20004959Puget Sound Energy, Inc.Ronald A. Cindrich, SrGeneral Industries, Inc.
20004964Paul G. AlleneStyle, InceStyle, Inc.
20004967Aktiebolaget VolvoIngersoll-Rand CompanyDresser-Rand Company.
20004972Entravision Communications CorporationMartin W. Hoffman, Trustee in Bankruptcy for AstrolineAstroline Communications Company, Limited Partnership.
20004976Cumberland Swan Holdings, IncBenjamin Ansehl CompanyBenjamin Ansehl Company.
20004977Zoran CorporationNogatech, IncNogatech, Inc.
20004979The Bryce Company, L.L.CSimpro Holding Corporation, LtdSimpro Films Corporation, JP Pack Holdings, Inc.
20004984Mr. William E. SaganHealthPlan Services CorporationHealthPlan Services Corporation.
20004985CH Energy Group, IncNational Grid Group PLCAllEnergy Marketing Company, L.L.C.
20004986The Goldman Sachs Group, IncSLKLLCSLKLLC.
20004989Patterson Energy, IncAmbar, IncFluid Services Division.
Transactions Granted Early Termination—09/27/2000
20001806The Boeing CompanyGeneral Motors CorporationHughes Space and Communications Company, Spectrolab, Inc.
20004755CGW Southeast Partners IV, L.PMail-Well, IncJen-Coat, Inc.
20004969Citizens Communications CompanyQwest Communications International IncQwest Communications International Inc.
20004995Siemens AktiengesellschaftPSI Group, IncPSI Group, Inc.
20004996DSM N.VCatalytica, IncCatalytica, Inc.
20004999Fenway Partners Capital Fund II, L.PHW Holdings, IncHW Holdings, Inc.
20005003Shahid R. KhanJay AlixPeregrine Metalforming, Inc.
20005004Sunburst Dallas, L.PSalem Communications CorpSalem Communications Corp.
20005005Salem Communications CorpSunburst Dallas, L.PSunburst Dallas, L.P.
20005006AXAIP Communications, IncIP Communications, Inc.
20005007Private Equity Investors IV, L.PIP Communications, IncIP Communications, Inc.
20005009NUI CorporationVirginia Gas CompanyVirginia Gas Company.
20005010Gerald T. VentoPoka Lambro Telephone Cooperative, IncPoka Lambro Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
Transactions Granted Early Termination—09/28/2000
20004458Republic Services, IncAllied Waste Industries, IncAllied Waste Industries, Inc.
20004785ADC Telecommunications, IncBroadband Access Systems, IncBroadband Access Systems, Inc.
20004805Broadcom CorporationNewport Communications, IncNewport Communications, Inc.
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20004879Paxton Media Group, IncHollinger IncAmerican Publishing Company of Indiana, American Publishing Company of Michigan, APAC-95 Texas Holdings Inc., Hollinger International Inc.
20004883Advocate Healthcare NetworkIllinois Masonic Medical CenterIllinois Masonic Medical Center.
20004950Dominion Resources, IncNational Grid Group plcNew England Power Company.
20004951Dominion Resources, IncUIL Holdings CorporationUIL Holdings Corporation.
20004952Dominion Resources, IncNortheast UtilitiesNew England Power Company.
20004982SSCI Investors LPNS Group, IncImperial Adhesives, Inc.
20004990Citigroup IncMSX International, Inc.MSX International, Inc.
20004992Dominion Resources, IncEnergy East CorporationNew England Power Company.
20005011Thomas H. SullivanPoka Lambro Telephone Cooperative, IncPoka Lambro Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
20005013Applied Micro Circuits CorpMMC Networks, IncMMC Networks, Inc.
20005014Edward P. Roski, JrPark Place Entertainment CorporationLVH Corporation.
20005015McWane, IncBrunner Engineering & Mfg., IncBrunner Engineering & Mfg., Inc.
20005016Celltech Group PlcCistron Biotechnology, IncCistron Biotechnology, Inc.
20005019Clear Channel Communications, IncClifford N. BurnsteinAtmosphere Broadcasting Limited Partnership.
20005020Clear Channel Communications, IncPeter D. MenschAtmosphere Broadcasting Limited Partnership.
20005021Carlyle Partners III, L.PGentiva Health Services IncOlsten Flying Nurses Corp., Olsten Health Services (Staffing) Inc.
20005022SCF-III, L.PSCF-IV, L.PSooner, Inc.
20005023SCF-IV, L.PSCF-III, L.POil States International, Inc.
20005055Dan L. DuncanDixie Pipeline CompanyDixie Pipeline Company.
Transactions Granted Early Termination—09/29/2000
20001668Agrium IncUnocal CorporationAlaska Nitrogen Products LLC, Prodica LLP.
20003720Novartis AGWesley Jessen VisionCare, IncWesley Jessen VisionCare, Inc.
20004803Charles T. AngellA.M. Todd Group, IncFlavorite Laboratories, Inc.
20004832Titan Cement Company S.AAnglo American PLCTarmac America, Inc.
20004835Vulcan Materials CompanyTitan Cement Company S.ATarmac America, Inc., Tarmac, Inc.
20004885Penton Media, IncFirst Communications, IncProfessional Trade Shows, Inc., PTS Delaware, Inc.
20005012The Hearst TrustWMUR-TV, IncWMUR-TV, Inc.
20005024FCCI Mutual Insurance Holding CompanyMonroe Guaranty Companies, IncMonroe Guaranty Companies, Inc.
20005027Ciba Specialty Chemicals Holdings IncCytec Industries, IncCytec Industries, Inc.
20005028Dr. Yogi BhardwajUSX CorporationSpeedway SuperAmerica LLC.
200050312000 Riverside Capital Appreciation Fund L.PAurora Equity Partners L.PATC Distribution Group, Inc.
20005032Carlyle Partners III, L.PIntelStaf Holdings, IncIntelStaf Holdings, Inc.
20005034The MONY Group, IncThe Advest Group, IncThe Advest Group, Inc.
20005040Peguot Private Equity Fund II, L.PUS Search.Com IncUS Search.Com Inc.
20005041American International Group, IncHSB Group, IncHSB Group, Inc.
20005048Kerry Group plcConAgra, IncConAgra, Inc.
20005051Softbank Technology Ventures VI, L.PTeraBeam Networks, IncTeraBeam Networks, Inc.
20005052SOFTBANK CorpTeraBeam Networks, IncTeraBeam Networks, Inc.
20005053Teligent, IncExecutive Conference, IncExecutive Conference, Inc.
20005057Enron CorpHSB Group, IncIntegrated Process Technologies, L.L.C.
20005065Quokka Sports, IncTotal Sports IncTotal Sports Inc.
20005066Coachmen Industries, IncMiller Building Systems, IncMiller Building Systems, Inc.
20005067WPS Resources CorporationWisconsin River Power CompanyWisconsin River Power Company.
20005068Salzgitter AGVodafone Group PlcMannesmannrohren-Werke.
20005083Arrow Electronics, IncStonington Capital Appreciation 1994 Fund, L.PMerisel Open Computing Alliance, Inc.
20005085H Group Holding, IncEli Lilly and CompanyEli Lilly and Company.
20005102CGW Southeast Partners IV, L.PCapeSuccess LLCCapeSuccess LLC.
20005125Harbin Clinic, LLCPhyCor, IncPhyCor, Inc.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Sandra M. Peay or Parcellena P. Fielding, Contact Representatives, Federal Trade Commission, Premerger Notification Office, Bureau of Competition, Room 303, Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326-3100.

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By Direction of the Commission.

Donald S. Clark,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 00-29054 Filed 11-13-00; 8:45 am]

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