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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 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 Start Printed Page 45739notice 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 No.AcquiringAcquiredEntities
Transactions Granted Early Termination—06/10/2002
20020302L-3 Communications Holdings, IncPerkinElmer, IncPerkinElmer Detection Systems, Inc. (California) PerkinElmer Detection Systems, Inc. (Delaware)
20020761Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. Voting TrustPrimeCo Wireless Communications LLCPrimeCo Wireless Communications LLC.
20020812TEPPCO Partners, L.PBurlington Resources IncBurlington Resources Inc.
20020818Sanmina-SCI CorporationSiemens AktiengesellschaftSiemens Aktiengesellschaft.
20020820Stephen A. WynnWynn Resorts, IncWynn Resorts, Inc.
20020821Aruze Corp.Wynn Resorts, IncWynn Resorts, Inc.
20020823Royal Bank of CanadaBarclays Bank PLCBarclays Bank PLC.
20020825Bingham Dana LLPMcCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen, LLPMcCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen, LLP.
20020827Chittranjan K. Thakkar and Saloni ThakkarComputer Sciences CorporationComputer Sciences Corporation.
20020834Stronach TrustThe Midpointe TrustLone Star Race Park, Ltd.
Transactions Granted Early Termination—06/12/2002
20020798SBC Communications IncSpectraSite Holdings, IncCA/NV Tower Holdings, LLc
Transactions Granted Early Termination—06/13/2002
20020804ENSCO International IncorporatedChiles Offshore IncChiles Offshore Inc.
20020822Citigroup IncGolden State Bancorp IncAuto One Acceptance Corporation. CalFed Investments. First Nationwide Mortgage Corporation.
20020839Mr. Paris MouratoglouInvesteringsselskabet Energy Holding A/SenXco, Inc.
Transactions Granted Early Termination—06/14/2002
20020776Hilb, Rogal and Hamilton CompanyHobbs Group, LLCHobbs Group, LLC.
20020789Pactiv CorporationPhilip KaminsWinkler Forming, Inc.
20020831J.P. Morgan Chase & CoMasterCard IncorporatedMasterCard Incorporated.
20020843Wendy's International, IncFresh Enterprises, IncFresh Enterprises, Inc.
20020844Trident II, L.PCitigroup IncCommercial Insurance Resources, Inc.
20020847REMEC, IncSpectrian CorporationSpectrian Corporation.
20020848California Physicians' ServiceLifeguard, IncLifeguard, Inc.
20020854William E. Simon & Sons Private Equity Partners, L.PCFP Group, IncCustom Food Products, Inc.
20020855Tier Technologies, IncComerica IncorporatedOfficial Payments Corporation.
Transactions Granted Early Termination—06/18/2002
20020836The Goldman Sachs Group, IncWalter N. Frank & Co., LLCWalter N. Frank & Co., LLC.
20020837Anthem, IncTrigon Healthcare, IncTrigon Healthcare, Inc.
20020867Openwave Systems IncSignalSoft CorporationSignalSoft Corporation.
20020870PwCC LimitedPricewaterhouse Coopers LLPPWCC LO.
Transactions Granted Early Termination—06/19/2002
20020830ABRY Partners IV, L.PHughes Holding, IncHughes Holding, Inc.
20020849Citigroup IncMasterCard IncorporatedMasterCard Incorporated.
Transactions Granted Early Termination—06/20/2002
20020826General Electric CompanyAmerican United Mutual Insurance Holding CompanyAmerican United Life Insurance Company.
AUL Long Term Care Solutions, Inc.
AUL Reinsurance Management Services (Canada), Ltd.
AUL Reinsurance Management Services, LLC.
20020850Key Energy Services, IncQ Services, IncQ Services, Inc.
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Sandra M. Peay, Contact Representative, Federal Trade Commission, Premerger Notification Office, Bureau of Competition, Room 303, Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326-3100.

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By Director on the Commission.

Donald S. Clark,


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[FR Doc. 02-17323 Filed 7-9-02; 8:45 am]