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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 transaction 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.Start Printed Page 50149

Transaction Granted Early Termination

ET dateTrans NumET REQ StatusParty Name
07-AUG-0320030813GLiberty Media Corporation
GComcast Corporation
GQVC, Inc.
20030814GRichard B. Cohen
GFleming Companies, Inc.
GFleming Transportation Service, Inc.
GFleming Foods of Texas L.P.
GFleming Foods Management Co., L.L.C.
GRFS Marketing Services, Inc.
GPiggly Wiggly Company
GFleming International Ltd.
20030825GBoralex Power Income Fund
GBlack Hills Corporation
GNorthern Electric Power Co., L.P.
GSouth Glens Falls Limited Partnership
20030826GBoralex Power Income Fund
GWilliam Rockford
GNorthern Electric Power Co., L.P.
GSouth Glens Falls Limited Partnership
08-AUG-0320030754GThe Black & Decker Corporation
GMasco Corporation
GWeiser Lock Corporation
GBaldwin Hardware Corporation
GBaldwin Hardware Service, LLC
29-JUL-0320030647GGrupo TMM, S.A.
GKansas City Southern
GKansas City Southern
20030806GCooperative De Serguros Mutiples De Puerto Rico
GRoyal & Sun Alliance Insurance Group plc
GRoyal & Sun Alliance Insurance (Puerto Rico), Inc.
20030815GSandler Capital Partners V, L.P.
GPaul G. Allen
GCharter Communications, L.P.
30-JUL-0320030762GJ.W. Childs Equity Partners II, L.P.
GKeith E. Loiselle
GCDL Medical Technologies, Inc.
20030794GFlorida Rock Industries, Inc.
GLafarge S.A.
GLafarge Florida Inc.
20030811GCadence Design Systems, Inc.
GVerplex Systems, Inc.
GVerplex Systems, Inc.
31-JUL-0320030767GSelect Medical Corporation
GThe Henry H. Kessler Foundation, Inc.
GKessler Rehabilitation Corporation
20030778GNabi Biopharmaceuticals
GBraintree Holdings
GBraintree Laboratories, Inc.
06-AUG-0320030789GIDEC Pharmaceuticals Corporation
GBiogen, Inc.
GBiogen, Inc.
20030808GWellPoint Health Networks Inc.
GWisconsin United for Health Foundation, Inc.
GCobalt Corporation
20030810GDean Foods Company
GHorizon Organic Holding Corporation
GHorizon Organic Holding Corporation
24-JUL-0320030774GING Furman Selz Investors III L.P.
GWabash National Corporation
GApex Trailer Leasing & Rentals, L.P.
GWabash National Trailer Centers, Inc.
20030777GCode, Hennesy & Simmons IV. L.P.
GChurchill ESOP Capital Investments Partners
GJones Stephens Corp.
20030797GASP Westward Partners, L.P.
GNiSource Inc.
GPrimary Energy, Inc.
GCokenergy, LLC
GLakeside Energy, LLC
GNorth Lake Energy, LLC
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GPortside Energy, LLC
GIronside Energy, LLC
GHarbor Coal LLC
25-JUL-0320030674GSiemens AG
20030805GArsenal Capital Partners Qualified Purchaser Fund LP
GScientific Protein Laboratories, Inc.
20030807GMorgan Stanley Dean Witter Capital Partners IV, L.P.
GNiSource Inc.
GColumbia Energy Resources, Inc.
20030812GEl Chico Holding Company, L.P.
GJ.W. Childs Equity Partners, L.P.
GChevys, Inc.
GRio Bravo Acquisitions, Inc.
GChevys New York, Inc.
GChevys of Parsippany, Inc.
GChevys of Greenbelt, Inc.
GKatmandu Creations, Inc.
28-JUL-0320030745GGeneral Dynamics Corporation
GVeridian Corporation
GVeridian Corporation
21-JUL-0320030648GDeutsche Post AG
GAirborne, Inc.
GAirborne, Inc.
GAvanex Corporation
GAvanex Corporation
20030736GAvanex Corporation
GCorning Incorporated
GCorning Incorporated
20030737GCorning Incorporated
GAvanex Corporation
GAvanex Corporation
20030782GJLG Industries, Inc.
GTextron Inc.
GTRAK International, Inc.
20030793GAustin Ventures VIII, L.P.
GStaktek Corporation
GStaktek Corporation
22-JUL-0320030733GZimmer Holdings, Inc.
GCenterpulse Ltd.
GCenterpulse Ltd.
20030766GCash America International, Inc.
GLee Schear
GCashland, Inc.
20030799GTimothy N. Poster
GKirk Kerkorian
GGNLV, Corp.
GGNL, Corp.
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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 of the Commission.

Shira Pavis Minton,

Acting Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 03-21292 Filed 8-19-03; 8:45 am]