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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 Start Printed Page 44333persons 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.

Transaction Granted Early Termination

ET dateTrans No.ET req statusParty name
09-JUN-0320030667Gk1 Ventures Limited.
GCitizens Communications Company.
GCitizens Communications Company.
20030668GWarburg Pincus Private Equity VIII, L.P.
GWellman, Inc.
GWellman, Inc.
20030669GTECO Energy, Inc.
GPanda Energy International, Inc.
GTECO-PANDA Generating Company, L.P.
20030673G2000 Riverside Capital Appreciation Fund, L.P.
GThe Dwyer Group, Inc.
GThe Dwyer Group, Inc.
20030678GLiberty Media Corporation.
GUnitedGlobalCom, Inc.
GUnitedGlobalCom, Inc.
20030682GTenet Healthcare Corporation.
GTenet Healthcare Corporation.
GTenet MetroWest Healthcare System, Limited Partnership.
11-JUN-0320030676GNess Technologies, Inc.
GApar Holding Corp.
GApar Holding Corp.
12-JUN-0320030636GTriton PCS Holdings, Inc.
GLafayette Communications Company L.L.C.
GLafayette Communications Company L.L.C.
20030672GTomkins plc.
GThe Stackpole Corporation.
GStackpole Limited.
20030679GRobert Bosch industrietreuhand KG.
GJames V. Zeleski.
GVetronix Corporation.
GVetronix Sales Corporation.
GVetronix Telematics LLC.
GVetronix Japan KK.
20030686GMDU Resources Group, Inc.
GFrancis M. Young.
GYB Holdings, Inc.
13-JUN-0320030616GParthenon Investors II, L.P.
GGemini I, LLC.
GGemini Industries, Inc.
20030660GAmerisourceBergen Corporation.
GAnderson Packaging, Inc.
GAnderson Packaging, Inc.
20030683GAbbott Laboratories.
GSpinal Concepts, Inc.
GSpinal Concepts, Inc.
20030689GMorgan Stanley.
GDigitalGlobe, Inc.
GDigitalGlobe, Inc.
16-JUN-0320030204GOpen Joint Stock Company MMC Norilsk Nickel.
GStillwater Mining Company.
GStillwater Mining Company.
17-JUN-0320030690GKenneth I. Nelkin.
GMarmon Holdings, Inc.
GVessel One Corporation.
GCandy Cap, L.P. II-XX.
GTU Vessel Leasing Corp.
19-JUN-0320030302GAutomatic Data Processing, Inc.
GProBusiness Services, Inc.
GProBusiness Services, Inc.
20-JUN-0320030693GFox Paine Capital Fund II International, L.P.
GWind River Investment Corporation.
GWind River Investment Corporation.
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20030696GRobert E. Rich, Jr.
GDean Foods Company.
GDean Foods Company.
20030702GReliance Steel & Aluminum Co.
GJohn R. Eiting.
GPrecision Strip, Inc.
20030704GKrispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.
GGreater DFW Doughnuts, Inc.
GGreater DFW Doughnuts, LLP.
GHulen St. Doughnut Company, LLP
GOld Towne Doughnut Company, LLP.
GGrapevine Doughnut Company, LLP.
GArlington Doughnut Company, LLP.
GEuless Doughnut Company, LLP.
GFrisco Doughnut Company, LLP.
20030712GCinergy Corp.
GTrigen-Cinergy Solutions of St. Paul, LLC.
23-JUN-0320030688GMunicipal Mortgage & Equity, LLC.
GLend Lease Corporation Limited.
GAcquisition Investment Corp.
GLend Lease MSR Corp.
GLend Lease BFRP, Inc.
GThe Boston Financial Group Limited Partnership.
GBFG Investments, LLC.
20030699GCharter Municipal Mortgage Acceptance Company.
GStephen M. Ross.
GRCC Credit Facility, L.L.C.
GRelated Capital Company.
GRelated S.J. SLP, Inc.
GRelated Insured Tax Credit Partners III, Inc.
GRelated Independence Associates Inc.
GRelated Independence Associates III Inc.
GRelated Housing Programs Corporation.
GRCC Corporate Monitoring Inc.
GLiberty Credit Assignor Inc.
GLiberty Credit Assignor III Inc.
GLiberty Credit Assignor II Inc.
GLehigh Tax Credit Partners, Inc.
GIndependence Assignor Inc.
GFreedom Assignor, Inc.
GCIP Associates, Inc.
GRelated Charter L.L.C.
GRelated Equities Corporation.
GRelated Credit Properties, Inc.
GRelated Credit Properties, III Inc.
GRelated Credit Properties, II Inc.
GRelated Beta Corporation.
GRelated Aurora Associates, Inc.
GRelated AMI Associates, Inc.
GRelated Advantaged Residential Associates Inc.
GRCC General Corp.
GRelated Charter LP.
GRCC Managing Member LLC.
24-JUN-0320030706GSanmina-SCI Corporation.
GNewisys, Inc.
GNewisys, Inc.
26-JUN-0320030677GAmgen Inc.
GTularik Inc.
GTularik Inc.
30-JUN-0320030274GWaste Management, Inc.
GAllied Waste Industries, Inc.
GGiordano Recycling Corp.
GAutomated Modular Systems, Inc.
GGarafolo Brothers, Inc.
GJoe Diresi and Sons, Inc.
20030685GFritz Gerber.
GMaxygen, Inc.
GMaxygen, Inc.
20030718GDegussa AG.
GCargill, Incorporated.
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GMidwest Lysine LLC.
20030720GUnited Technologies Corporation.
GChubb plc.
GChubb plc.
20030722GBank One Corporation.
GZurich Financial Services.
GFederal Kemper Life Assurance Company.
GZurich Life Insurance Company of America.
GZurich Direct, Inc.
20030715GSchneider Electric S.A.
GEQT Scandinavia Limited.
GTAC Holding AB.
20030717GeBay Inc.
GEachNet, Inc.
GEachNet, Inc.
20030721GTelefonica, S.A.
GTerra Networks, S.A.
GTerra Networks, S.A.
20030728GCaliper Technologies Corp.
GThe Berwind Company LLC.
GZYAC Holding Corporation.
20030735GCGW Southeast Partners IV, L.P.
GR. Wayne Penrod.
GLadd Industries, Inc.
02-JUL-0320030726GLiberty Mutual Holding Company Inc.
GPrudential Financial, Inc.
GPrudential Commercial Insurance Company, Inc.
GPrudential Property and Casualty Insurance Company.
GPrudential General Insurance Company.
03-JUL-0320030595GThe Procter & Gamble Company.
GWella AG.
GWella AG.
20030687GIllinois Tool Works Inc.
GAPC Senior Holdings, Inc.
GAcme Packaging Corporation.
20030703GPatterson-UTI Energy, Inc.
GTMBR/Sharp Drilling, Inc.
GTMBR/Sharp Drilling, Inc.
20030725GQuad-C Partners VI, L.P.
GMax Gondon, Jr. and Diana B. Gondon.
GWalnut Investment Corp. d/b/a Acoustical Material Services.
07-JUL-0320030731GMercury Interactive Corporation.
GKintana, Inc.
GKintana, Inc.
20030732GCortec Group Fund III, L.P.
GJeffrey R. Haines.
GRoyce Medical Company.
20030738GTCV IV, L.P.
GInPhonic, Inc.
GInPhonic, Inc.
20030743GKroll Inc.
GFactual Data Corp.
GFactual Data Corp.
20030744GB&C Privatstifung.
GSemperit Aktiengesellschaft Holding.
GSemperit Aktiengesellschaft Holding.
20030746GDLJ Merchant Banking Partners III, L.P.
GJostens, Inc.
GJostens, Inc.
20030748GAmerican Securities Partners III, L.P.
GKirtland Capital Partners III, L.P.
GUnifrax Corporation.
10-JUL-0320030576GKonica Corporation.
GMinolta Co., Ltd.
GMinolta Co., Ltd.
20030713GWarburg Pincus Private Equity VIII, L.P.
GOdyssey Investment Partners Fund, L.P.
GTransdigm Holding Company.
20030747GPicnal Limited.
GCORNISH H E's Settlement Trust.
GLINPAC Group Limited.
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11-JUL-0320030729GOmnicare, Inc.
GSun Healthcare Group, Inc.
GSunscript Pharmacy Corporation.
GFirst Class Pharmacy, Inc.
GHoMed Convalescent Equipment, Inc.
GAdvantage Health Services, Inc.
20030772GWillis Stein & Partners III, L.P.
GTWC Virginia, Inc.
GBaker & Taylor Corporation.
14-JUL-0320030692GMcCarthey Family, LLC.
GMediaNews Group, Inc.
GKearns-Tribune, LLC.
20030700GPeopleSoft, Inc.
GJ.D. Edwards & Company.
GJ.D. Edwards & Company.
20030741GReed Elsevier PLC.
GApplied Discovery, Inc.
GApplied Discovery, Inc.
20030742GReed Elsevier NV.
GApplied Discovery, Inc.
GApplied Discovery, Inc.
20030755GSociete Generale S.A.
GRobert M. Bass.
GFEP Capital, L.P.
20030758GInergy Propane, LLC.
GRobert A. Pascal.
GUnited Propane, Inc.
20030760GCablevision Systems Corporation.
GCablevision Systems Corporation.
GThe Independent Film Channel LLC.
GAmerican Movie Classics Company.
20030763GMarathon Fund Limited Partnership IV.
GThe Elder-Beerman Stores Corp.
GThe Elder-Beerman Stores Corp.
20030764GCallaway Golf Company.
GSHC, Inc.
GTop-Flite Golf Company.
15-JUL-03200307GCytec Industries Inc.
GAvecia (Jersey) Limited.
GAvecia Inc.
20030770GTemasek Holdings (Private) Limited.
GGlobal Crossing Ltd.
GGlobal Crossing Ltd.
20030779GGeac Computer Corporation Limited.
GComshare, Incorporated.
GComshare, Incorporated.
20030788GGas Natural SDG, S.A.
GEnron Corp. (Debtor-in-Possession).
GEnron LNG Power (Atlantic) Ltd.
GBuenergia Gas & Power, Ltd.
GEl Puerto Rico Operations, Inc.
GLNG Power III, L.L.C.
GEnron Development Corp.
16-JUL-0320030740GWebMD Corporation.
GAdvanced Business Fulfillment, Inc.
GAdvanced Business Fulfillment, Inc.
17-JUL-0320030719GNorthrop Grumman Corporation.
GXonTech, Inc.
GXonTech, Inc.
20030769GDearborn Holdings Corporation.
GExelon Corporation.
GInfraSource Incorporated.
20030773GFrancisco Partners, L.P.
GSchlumberger Limited.
GNPTest, Inc.
20030776GJ.W. Childs Equity Partners III, L.P.
GMurray's Inc.
GMurray's Inc.
20030780GThree Cities Fund III, L.P.
GUS Liquids Inc.
GRomic Environmental Technologies Corporation.
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GParallel Products of Kentucky, Inc.
GUS Liquids of La., L.P.
GUSL Parallel Products of California.
18-JUL-0320030775GOlympus Growth Fund III, L.P.
GOrlando Foods, Ltd.
GOrlando Foods, Ltd.
20030783GWachovia Corporation.
GCapitalSource Inc.
GCapitalSource Inc.
20030784GMadison Dearborn Capital Partners III, L.P.
GCapitalSource, Inc.
GCapitalSource, Inc.
20030785GFarallon Capital Institutional Partners, L.P.
GCapitalSource, Inc.
GCapitalSource, Inc.
20030786GFarallon Capital Partners, L.P.
GCapitalSource, Inc.
GCapitalSource, Inc.
20030787GFriedman Fleischer & Lowe Capital Partners, L.P.
GCapitalSource, Inc.
GCapitalSource, Inc.
20030790GJason M. Fish.
GCapitalSource, Inc.
GCapitalSource, Inc.
20030791GJohn K. Delaney.
GCapitalSource, Inc.
GCapitalSource, Inc.
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Sandra M. Peay, Contact Representative or Renee Hallman, Legal Technician. Federal Trade Commission, Premerger Notification Office, Bureau of Competition, Room H-303, Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326-3100.

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By direction the Commission.

Donald S. Clark,


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[FR Doc. 03-19149 Filed 7-25-03; 8:45 am]