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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-Rodin 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.

Early Terminations Granted September 1, 2011 Thru September 30, 2011

09/01/2011
20111162GHealth Management Associates, Inc.; Catholic Health Partners; Health Management Associates, Inc.
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09/02/2011
20110573GDaVita Inc.; CDSI I Holding Company, Inc.; DaVita Inc.
20110687GDawson Geophysical Company; TGC Industries, Inc.; Dawson Geophysical Company.
20110858GPrecision Castparts Corp.; Paul L. Briles, Inc.; Precision Castparts Corp.
20111317GHajoca Corporation; HDS Investment Holding, Inc.; Hajoca Corporation.
20111319GInternational Equipment Solutions, LLC; Dover Corporation; International Equipment Solutions, LLC.
20111320GProvidence Equity Partners VI L.P.; The Fourth Viscount Rothermere; Providence Equity Partners VI L.P.
20111321GCompagnie de Saint-Gobain; NV Bekaert SA; Compagnie de Saint-Gobain.
20111323GWPP plc; Steven Wayne Clark; WPP plc.
20111326GJS Group Corporation; Cima Claddings S.A.; JS Group Corporation.
09/06/2011
20111328GChico's FAS, Inc.; Boston Proper, Inc.; Chico's FAS, Inc.
09/07/2011
20111241GAcer Incorporated; iGware, Inc.; Acer Incorporated.
20111266GConsumer Portfolio Services, Inc.; Unitrin, Inc.; Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc.
09/08/2011
20111269GVWarburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P.; Adam S. Bold; Warburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P.
20111296GBlackstone Capital Partners VI, L.P.; Emdeon Inc.; Blackstone Capital Partners VI, L.P.
20111313GBoyd Gaming Corporation; Engelstad Family Foundation; Boyd Gaming Corporation.
09/09/2011
20111274GArmor TPG Holdings LLC; Armstrong World Industries, Inc. Asbestos Personal Injury; Armor TPG Holdings LLC.
20111287GKieppe Patrimonial Ltda; The Dow Chemical Company; Kieppe Patrimonial Ltda.
09/12/2011
20111107GFiserv, Inc.; CashEdge Inc.; Fiserv, Inc.
20111302GCrestview Partners II, L.P.; Cumulus Media Inc.; Crestview Partners II, L.P.
20111310GHTC Corporation; Ms. Cher Wang; HTC Corporation.
20111334GHisdesat Servicios Estrategicos, S.A.; Loral Space & Communications Inc.; Hisdesat Servicios Estrategicos, S.A.
20111340GTrueCar, Inc.; DealerTrack Holdings, Inc.; TrueCar, Inc.
20111341GDealerTrack Holdings, Inc.; TrueCar, Inc.; DealerTrack Holdings, Inc.
20111343GHolly Energy Partners, L.P.; HollyFrontier Corporation; Holly Energy Partners, L.P.
20111344GLockheed Martin Corporation; Spectrum Equity Investors IV, L.P.; Lockheed Martin Corporation.
20111348GAlinda Infrastructure Fund II, L.P.; ArcLight Energy Partners Fund IV, LP; Alinda Infrastructure Fund H, L.P.
20111352GTA XI L.P.; Aicent, Inc.; TA XI L.P.
20111357GNGL Energy Partners LP; Vincent J. Osterman; NGL Energy Partners LP.
20111358GNGL Energy Partners LP; Ernest Osterman; NGL Energy Partners LP.
20111360GSmiths Group plc; Bertram Growth Capital I, L.P.; Smiths Group plc.
20111361GValero Energy Corporation; Murphy Oil Corporation; Valero Energy Corporation.
20111363GWells Fargo & Company; Cargill, Incorporated; Wells Fargo & Company.
20111364GCumulus Media Inc.; Citadel Broadcasting Corporation; Cumulus Media Inc.
20111367GInsight Equity II LP; Merit Mezzanine Fund IV, L.P.; Insight Equity II LP.
09/13/2011
20111329GGeneral Dynamics Corporation; The Veritas Capital Fund III, L.P.; General Dynamics Corporation.
20111332GEnergy Capital Partners II-A, LP; Strategic Value Restructuring Fund, Ltd.; Energy Capital Partners II-A, LP.
20111350GAdvent (OT) Cayman Ltd.; Francois-Charles Oberthur SAS; Advent (OT) Cayman Ltd.
20111362GLadenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.; Ameriprise Financial, Inc.; Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.
09/14/2011
20111150GNational Oilwell Varco, Inc.; Ameron International Corporation; National Oilwell Varco, Inc.
09/15/2011
20111342GGlazer's, Inc.; Halo Distributing co.; Glazer's, Inc.
20111355GMichael R. Bloomberg; The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.; Michael R. Bloomberg.
09/16/2011
20111143GS1 Corporation; Nochi Dankner; S1 Corporation.
20111167S1Nochi Dankner; G Corporation; Nochi Dankner.
20111339GNoble Energy, Inc.; JV, LLC; Noble Energy, Inc.
20111368GTime Warner Cable Inc.; Insight Communications Company, Inc.; Time Warner Cable Inc.
20111375GInternational Business Machines Corporation; Silver Lake Sumeru Fund Cayman, L.P.; International Business Machines Corporation.
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20111390GRPM International Inc.; Skagit Northwest Holdings, Inc.; RPM International Inc.
09/19/2011
20111346GLiquidity Services, Inc.; WGD, Inc.; Liquidity Services, Inc.
20111365GLiberty Media Corporation; Barnes & Noble, Inc.; Liberty Media Corporation.
09/20/2011
20111325GSPX Corporation; Clyde Blowers Capital Fund II, LP; SPX Corporation.
20111331GPermira IV Continuing L.P. 2; Terrance D. and Judith A. Paul; Permira IV Continuing L.P. 2.
20111372GAlere Inc.; John T. Rich, Sr.; Alere Inc.
20111373GARAMARK Holdings Corporation; Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.; ARAMARK Holdings.
09/21/2011
20111376GWilliam Robertson; FirstEnergy Corp.; William Robertson.
20111380GLS Power Equity Partners II, L.P.; NextEra Energy, Inc.; LS Power Equity Partners II, L.P.
20111381GWelsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe XI, L.P.; Community Care Health Network, Inc.; Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe XI, L.P.
20111383GCarlyle U.S. Growth Fund III, L.P.; WH Blocker, Inc.; Carlyle U.S. Growth Fund III, L.P.
09/22/2011
20111327GBiglari Holdings, Inc.; Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.; Biglari Holdings, Inc.
20111366GBaker Brothers Life Sciences, L.P.; Pharmacyclics, Inc.; Baker Brothers Life Sciences, L.P.
09/23/2011
20111385GSinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.; Cerberus Institutional Partners, L.P.; Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
20111387GComputershare Limited; Shinsei Bank, Limited; Computershare Limited.
20111391GBMG RM Investments Luxembourg S.a.r.l; Spectrum Equity Investors V, L.P.; BMG RM Investments Luxembourg S.a.r.l.
20111395GNGL Energy Partners LP; SemGroup Corporation; NGL Energy Partners LP.
20111396GWarburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P.; Arlington Capital Partners II, L.P.; Warburg Pincus Private Equity X, LP.
20111400GFREI Bravo AIV, L.P.; First ECA Holdings LLC; FREI Bravo AIV, L.P.
20111404GHyosung Corporation; Global Safety Textiles HoldCo One GmbH; Hyosung Corporation.
09/26/2011
20111378GTrencap s.e.c.; Central Vermont Public Service Corp.; Trencap s.e.c.
20111394GHalliburton Company; James B. Archer; Halliburton Company.
20111402GTeradyne, Inc.; LitePoint Corporation; Teradyne, Inc.
20111410GSummit Midstream Partners, LLC; Encana Corporation; Summit Midstream Partners, LLC.
09/27/2011
20111333GBlackstone Capital Partners V L.P.; Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe X, L.P.; Blackstone Capital Partners V LP.
20111345GE. Merck KG; Amnis Corporation; E. Merck KG.
20111379GTrencap s.e.c.; Vermont Transco LLC; Trencap s.e.c.
09/28/2011
20110839GTemasek Holdings (Private) Limited; Level 3 Communications, Inc.; Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited.
20110840GLevel 3 Communications, Inc.; Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited; Level 3 Communications, Inc.
09/29/2011
20111384GGTCR Fund X/B LP; Terrance R. Ahem; GTCR Fund X/B LP.
20111403GPhilip F. Anschutz; The Oklahoma Publishing Company; Philip F. Anschutz.
09/30/2011
20111377GAtlas Capital Resources (A2-Cayman) LP; International Paper Company; Atlas Capital Resources (A2-Cayman) LP.
20111399GStryker Corporation; Concentric Medical, Inc.; Stryker Corporation.
20111405GGlobal Advanced Metals Pty Ltd; Cabot Corporation; Global Advanced Metals Pty Ltd.
20111411GCameron International Corp.; Joy Global Inc.; Cameron International Corp.
20111416GHellman & Friedman Capital Partners VII, L.P.; Carlyle Partners V. L.P.; Hellman & Friedman Capital Partners VII, LP.
20111417GRonald O. Perelman; M&F Worldwide Corp.; Ronald O. Perelman.
20111418GInternational Business Machines Corporation; Marc Ladreit de Lacharriere; International Business Machines Corporation.
20111426GPlatinum Equity Capital Partners II, L.P.; Carlyle Strategic Partners, L.P.; Platinum Equity Capital Partners II, L.P.
20111436GLittlejohn Fund IV, L.P.; CHS Private Equity V LP; Littlejohn Fund IV, L.P.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Renee Chapman, Contact Representative, or Theresa Kingsberry, Legal Assistant, 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. 2011-26796 Filed 10-17-11; 8:45 am]

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