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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. Start Printed Page 19966

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—03/19/2009
20090312General Electric CompanyTeleflex IncorporatedAirfoil Technologies International Singapore Pte. Ltd.
20090314Mr. Alexander OttoDevelopers Diversified Realty CorporationDevelopers Diversified Realty Corporation.
TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—03/20/2009
20090332Triumph Group, IncTMC Aerospace, IncAirframe Spares and Logistics, Inc.
Mexmil China, Inc.
Mexmil Global Services, Inc.
The Mexmill Company.
20090334Gores Capital Partners II, L.PWestwood One, IncWestwood One, Inc.
20090341Auto Club Insurance AssociationGMAC LLCMEEMIC Insurance Company.
MEEMIC Insurance Services Corporation.
20090342Broadpoint Securities Group, IncEric J. GleacherGleacher Holdings LLC.
Gleacher Partners Inc.
20090344Petrohawk Energy CorporationGeorge B. KaiserKaiser Trading, LLC.
20090345Oglethorpe Power CorporationDynegy IncHeard County Power L.L.C.
TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—03/23/2009
20090323Saw Mill Capital Partners, L.PFiltrona plcFiltrona Extrusion Massachusetts, LLC.
Filtrona Extrusion USA, Inc.
20090337First Solar, IncOptiSolar Holdings LLCOptiSolar Holdings LLC.
200903463i Group plcBFI Co., LLCPhibro Animal Health Corporation.
20090347Dr. Phillip FrostOPKO Health, IncOPKO Health, Inc.
TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—03/27/2009
20090343International Petroleum Investment CompanyNOVA Chemicals CorporationNOVA Chemicals Corporation.
TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—03/30/2009
20090328NRG Energy, IncReliant Energy, IncRERH Holdings, LLC.
20090356Platinum Equity Capital Partners II, L.P.The David C. Copley TrustThe Copley Press, Inc.
TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—03/31/2009
20090355Gilead Sciences, IncCV Therapeutics, IncCV Therapeutics, Inc.
TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—04/02/2009
20090200BASF SECiba Holding IncCiba Holding Inc.
TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—04/03/2009
20090357Valero Energy CorporationVeraSun Energy CorporationVeraSun Energy Corporation.
20090358Deutsche Lufthansa AGAustrian Airlines AGAustrian Airlines AG.
TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—04/07/2009
20090349Computershare LimitedEric S. KurtzmanEric S. Kurtzman Inc.
Jonathan A. Carson, Inc.
KCC Express LLC.
KCC Global Securities LLC.
Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC.
Schedule G Ventures LLC.
20090350Computershare LimitedJonathan A. CarsonEric S. Kurtzman Inc.
Jonathan A. Carson, Inc.
KCC Express LLC.
KCC Global Securities LLC.
Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC.
Schedule G Ventures LLC.
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TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—04/14/2009
20090361Taiyo Nippon Sanso CorporationCaxton Global Investments LimitedCaxton-Iseman (Holdings) Propane I Corp.
Caxton-Iseman (Holdings) Propane II Corp.
Caxton-Iseman (Propane) II, L.P.
VNG Holdings II LLC.
VNG Holdings Inc.
20090364Cisco Systems IncPure Digital Technologies, IncPure Digital Technologies, Inc.
20090366IPC Holdings, LtdMax Capital Group LtdMax Capital Group Ltd.
20090373Petro-CanadaSuncor Energy IncSuncor Energy Inc.
20090374Suncor Energy IncPetro-CanadaPetro-Canada.
TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—04/15/2009
20090375Sherman WSC Acquisition CorpED&F Man Holdings LimitedED&F Man Korea Limited.
ED&F Man Liquid Products Inc.
Westway (Australia) Pty. Ltd.
Westway Feed Products, Inc.
Westway Terminal Company Inc.
Westway Terminal Poland Sp. Zoo.
Westway Terminals Hibernian Limited.
Westway Terminals Nederland B.V.
Westway Terminals UK Limited.
TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—04/17/2009
20090379New Gold IncWestern Goldfields IncWestern Goldfields Inc.
20090383Victory Acquisition CorpVantagePoint CDP Partners, L.PTouchTunes Corporation.
20090385Spectrum Equity Investors V, L.PRyan FinleySM Holdco LLC.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Sandra M. Peay, Contact Representative, or Renee Hallman, Contact Representative, 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.

Donald S. Clark,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E9-9871 Filed 4-29-09; 8:45 am]

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