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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—on the dates indicated—of the waiting period provided by law and the premerger notification rules. The listing for each transaction includes the transaction number and the parties to the transaction. 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.

ET dateTrans. No.ET req statusParty name
Early Terminations Granted January 1, 2011 thru January 31, 2011
01/03/201120110401GRoyalty Pharma Cayman Holdings, L.P.; Cypress Bioscience, Inc.; Royalty Pharma Cayman Holdings, L.P.
01/04/201120110412GTransForce Inc.; Dynamex Inc.; TransForce Inc.
20110416GEzra Holdings Limited; Aker Solutions ASA; Ezra Holdings Limited.
20110427GCequel Communications Holdings, LLC; News-Press & Gazette Company; Cequel Communications Holdings, LLC.
01/05/201120110320GMedtronic, Inc.; Ardian, Inc.; Medtronic, Inc.
20110409GKPCB Digital Growth Fund, LLC; Twitter, Inc.; KPCB Digital Growth Fund, LLC.
20110418GSchnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.; Edgar Jackson, Trustee, William Jackson Family Trust; Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.
20110433GAviation Industry Corporation of China; Teledyne Technologies Incorporated; Aviation Industry Corporation of China.
01/06/201120110421GThe GEO Group. Inc.; AEA Investors 2006 Fund L.P.; The GEO Group, Inc.
20110428GRhone Partners III LP; Donata Holding SE; Rhone Partners III LP.
20110429GBerkshire Fund VII, L.P.; Donata Holding SE; Berkshire Fund VII, L.P.
20110430GRhone Offshore Partners III L.P.; Donata Holding SE; Rhone Offshore Partners III L.P.
01/07/201120110410GHancock Timberland X LP; Weyerhaeuser Company; Hancock Timberland X LP.
20110414GTPG Capital VI, L.P.; J. Crew Group, Inc.; TPG Capital VI, L.P.
20110415GManulife Financial Corporation; Weyerhaeuser Company; Manulife Financial Corporation.
20110435GLincolnshire Equity Fund IV-A, L.P.; Trilantic Capital Partners III L.P.; Lincolnshire Equity Fund IV-A, L.P.
20110436GKikuchi Co., Ltd.; Takao Kinzoku Kogyo Co., Ltd.; Kikuchi Co., Ltd.
01/10/201120110426GUnited Fire & Casualty Company; Mercer Insurance Group, Inc.; United Fire & Casualty Company.
20110439GMr. Malvinder Mohan Singh; Landmark Partners, Inc.-CT; Mr. Malvinder Mohan Singh.
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20110440GMr. Shivinder Mohan Singh: Landmark Partners, Inc.-CT; Mr. Shivinder Mohan Singh.
01/12/201120110389GSAFRAN SA; L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc.; SAFRAN SA.
20110446GMark West Energy Partners, L.P.; EQT Corporation; Mark West Energy Partners, L.P.
01/14/201120110404GInvestor AB; The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.; Investor AB.
20110424GTeradata Corporation; Aprimo, Inc.; Teradata Corporation.
20110447GThe Coca-Cola Company; Honest Tea Inc.; The Coca-Cola Company.
20110450GPlains All American Pipeline, L.P.; SGR Holdings, L.L.C.; Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
20110454GWarburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P.; ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.; Warburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P.
20110456GAJAG Holdco, Inc.; ACO Holding LP; AJAG Holdco, Inc.
01/18/201120110455GTeledyne Technologies Incorporated; DALSA Corporation; Teledyne Technologies Incorporated.
01/19/201120100756GHartford Health Care Corporation; Central Connecticut Health Alliance, Inc.; Hartford Health Care Corporation.
20110392GGlaxoSmithKline plc; Affiris GmbH; GlaxoSmithKline plc.
01/20/201120110373GABB Ltd; Baldor Electric Company; ABB Ltd.
01/21/201120110445GRovi Corporation; Sonic Corporation; Rovi Corporation.
01/24/201120110457GJohn Wood Group PLC; Production Services Network, Ltd.; John Wood Group PLC.
20110464GFairfax Financial Holdings Limited; AbitibiBowater Inc.; Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.
20110465GGreen Equity Investors V, L.P.; Jo-Ann Stores, Inc.; Green Equity Investors V, L.P.
20110468GNew Generations Trust; Thomas and Dafna Kaplan; New Generations Trust.
20110470GKoch Industries, Inc.; Hawkeye Renewables, LLC; Koch Industries, Inc.
20110475GCephalon, Inc.; Mesoblast Limited; Cephalon, Inc.
20110476GArthur D. Levinson; Apple Inc.; Arthur D. Levinson.
20110478GiGATE Corporation; Patni Computer Systems Limited; iGATE Corporation.
20110480GApax Europe VII-B, L.P.; iGATE Corporation; Apax Europe VII-B, L.P.
20110485GHolcim Ltd.; John Victor Lattimore, Jr.; Holcim Ltd.
01/25/201120110322GBE Aerospace, Inc.; Robert Tracey; BE Aerospace, Inc.
01/27/201120110340GGeneral Mills, Inc.; Dean Foods Company; General Mills, Inc.
20110448GPrysmian S.p.A.; Draka Holding N.V.; Prysmian S.p.A.
20110466GAlfa Laval AB; Altor II Sarl; Alfa Laval AB.
20110508GPfizer Inc.; King Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Pfizer Inc.
01/28/201120110441GRaytheon Company; Applied Signal Technology, Inc.; Raytheon Company.
20110461GOccidental Petroleum Corporation; Antonia Lophitou; Occidental Petroleum Corporation.
20110493GWayzata Opportunities Fund II, LP.; Public Service Enteprise Group Incorporation; Wayzata Opportunities Fund II, L.P.
20110501GHubbard Broadcasting, Inc.; Deseret Management Corporation; Hubbard Broadcasting Inc.
01/31/201120110337GCenveo, Inc.; MeadWestvaco Corporation; Cenveo, Inc.
20110471GTSRC Corporation; The Dow Chemical Company; TSRC Corporation.
20110473GTSRC Corporation; Exxon Mobil Corporation; TSRC Corporation.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Sandra M. Peay, Contact Representative or Renee Chapman, 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. 2011-3175 Filed 2-14-11; 8:45 am]

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