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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-ScottRodino 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 January 1, 2012 Thru January 31, 2012

01/03/2012
20120360GPall Corporation; ForteBio, Inc.; Pall Corporation.
20120362GWells Fargo & Company; Long Point Capital Fund. L.P.; Wells Fargo & Company.
20120363GSterling Holdings Ultimate Parent, Inc.; Acxiom Corporation; Sterling Holdings Ultimate Parent, Inc.
20120364GApollo Investment Fund VII, L.P.; Pearls Invest S.a.r.l.; Apollo Investment Fund VII, L.P.
20120365GAEI Fisker Investments II, LLC; Fisker Automotive Holdings, Inc.; AEI Fisker Investments II, LLC.
20120367GLeggett & Platt, Incorporated; Tinicum Capital Partners II, L.P.; Leggett & Platt. Incorporated.
20120368GInternational Business Machines Corporation; DemandTec. Inc.; International Business Machines Corporation.
20120369GTilman J. Fertitta; Morton's Restaurant Group, Inc.; Tilman J. Fertitta.
20120371GBaxter International Inc.; Synovis Life Technologies, Inc.; Baxter International Inc.
01/05/2012
20120375GPrestige Brands Holdings, Inc.; GlaxoSmithKline plc; Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc.
20120381GPTT Global Chemical Public Company; Financiere Foret S.a r.l.; PTT Global Chemical Public Company.
01/06/2012
20120334GGilead Sciences, Inc.; Pharmasset Inc.; Gilead Sciences, Inc.
20120352GHumana Inc.; SeniorBridge Family Companies, Inc.; Humana Inc.
20120373GSymantec Corporation; Live0fficeHolding Corporation; Symantec Corporation.
20120376GProject Barbour Holdings Corporation; Blue Coat Systems, Inc.; Project Barbour Holdings Corporation.
20120379GBank of Montreal ; Virtus Investment Partners, Inc.; Bank of Montreal.
01/09/2012
20120380GWellspring Capital Partners V, L.P.; Sun Capital Partners III QP, L.P.; Wellspring Capital Partners V, L.P.
20120383GBain Capital Fund X, L.P.; SquareTrade, Inc.; Bain Capital Fund X, L.P.
20120386GAnn Konecny; Dean Operations, Inc.; Ann Konecny.
20120387GKyocera Corporation; Japan Industrial Fund II, L.P.; Kyocera Corporation.
01/10/2012
20120111GUG1 Corporation; Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.; UGI Corporation.
20120348GAbitibiBowater Inc.; Fibrek Inc.; AbitibiBowater Inc.
01/11/2012
20120346GMarian Health System, Inc.; Affinity Health System; Marian Health System, Inc.
01/12/2012
20120382GInternational Business Machines Corporation; MEP Holdings I, LLC; International Business Machines Corporation.
20120385GLone Star V Fund (U.S.), L.P.; Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.; Lone Star V Fund (U.S.), L.P.
20120395GL-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.; Danaher Corporation; L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.
20120396GFMC Technologies, Inc.; Schilling Robotics, Inc.; FMC Technologies, Inc.
01/13/2012
20120399GGS Road Investors, L.L.C.; ArcLight Energy Partners Fund III, L.P.; GS Road Investors, L.L.C.
20120402GESL Partners, L.P.; Sears Holdings Corporation; ESL Partners, L.P.
20120409GDet Norske Veritas Foundation; N.V. KEMA; Det Norske Veritas Foundation.
01/18/2012
20120377GOak Investment Partners X, Limited Partnership; Visto Corporation; Oak Investment Partners X, Limited Partnership.
01/19/2012
20120417GBRH Holdings, L.P.; Michael J. Levitt; BRH Holdings, L.P.
01/20/2012
20120411GInfoSpace, Inc.; TA IX L.P.; InfoSpace, Inc.
01/23/2012
20120418GBE Aerospace, Inc.; Douglas and Catherine Davis; BE Aerospace, Inc.
20120420GRTI International Metals, Inc.; Marathon Fund Limited Partnership V; RTI International Metals, Inc.
20120422GSigma-Aldrich Corporation; Avista Capital Partners, L.P.; Sigma-Aldrich Corporation.
01/24/2012
20120151GOracle Corporation; RightNow Technologies, Inc.; Oracle Corporation
20120433GAcadia Healthcare Company, Inc.; Thoma Cressey Fund VIII, L.P.; Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc.
20120435GLightyear Fund III, L.P.; Sterling Capital Partners II, L.P.; Lightyear Fund III, L.P.
01/25/2012
20120428GChicago Growth Partners II, L.P.; Diane Trister Dodge; Chicago Growth Partners II, L.P.
01/26/2012
20120430GCerberus Institutional Partners, L.P.; Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc.; Cerberus Institutional Partners, L.P.
01/27/2012
20120445GAmerican Securities Partners V. L.P.; Blue Water Communications Group LLC; American Securities Partners V. L.P.
20120451GAnglo American plc; DB Investments S.A.; Anglo American plc.
01/30/2012
20120441GPembina Pipeline Corporation; Provident Energy Ltd.; Pembina Pipeline Corporation.
20120454GTokio Marine Holdings, Inc.; Robert Rosenkranz; Tokio Marine Holdings. Inc.
01/31/2012
20120429GBMC Software, Inc.; Numara Software Holdings, Inc.; BMC Software, Inc.

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.

By Direction of the Commission.

Donald S. Clark,

Secretary.

[FR Doc. 2012-3310 Filed 2-14-12; 8:45 am]

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