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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 February 1, 2012 thru February 29, 2012

02/01/2012>
20120431GAlexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Enobia Pharina Corp.; Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
20120440GPost Oak Companies, LP; Prospect Capital Corporation; Post Oak Companies, LP.
02/02/2012
20120427GFossil, Inc.; Henrik Jorst; Fossil, Inc.
20120452GLime Rock Partners V, L.P.; Archer Limited; Lime Rock Partners V. L.P.
20120453GGT Investors, Inc.; ARC Energy Fund 5 United States LP; GT Investors. Inc.
20120455GJay L. Sedwick; Accu Spec Main Street, LLC; Jay L. Sedwick.
20120456GAudax Private Equity Fund III, L.P.; Morgenthaler Management Partners VII, L.P.; Audax Private Equity Fund III, L.P.
02/03/2012
20120439GLam Research Corporation; Novellus Systems, Inc.; Lam Research Corporation.
20120460GTransDigm Group Incorporated; AmSafe Global Holdings, Inc.; TransDigm Group Incorporated.
20120474GForum Energy Technologies, Inc.; The Jack Coleman Trust and Janet Coleman Trust; Forum Energy Technologies, Inc.
20120479GEssex Woodlands Health Ventures VIII, L.P.; Smith & Nephew plc; Essex Woodlands Health Ventures VIII, L.P.
20120482GH. Lawrence Culp, Jr.; Danaher Corporation; H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.
02/06/2012
20120432GCarl C. Icahn; CVR Energy, Inc.; Carl C. Icahn
20120446GMacquarie Partners II Intl.; WCA Waste Corporation; Macquarie Partners II Intl.
20120462GTwin Eagle Resource Management, LLC; Black Hills Corporation; Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC.
20120490GLightyear Fund II, L.P.; Genworth Financial, Inc.; Lightyear Fund II, L.P.
02/07/2012
20111442GACI Worldwide, Inc.; SI Corporation; ACI Worldwide, Inc.
20120423GTaconic Opportunity Fund L.P.; CA, Inc.; Taconic Opportunity Fund L.P.
20120424GTaconic Opportunity Offshore Fund Ltd.; CA, Inc.; Taconic Opportunity Offshore Fund Ltd.
20120466GSteven H. Madden; Steven Madden, Ltd.; Steven H. Madden.
20120471GMount Kellett Capital Partners (Cayman), L.P.; Newco; Mount Kellett Capital Partners (Cayman), L.P.
20120472GNewco; The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc.; Newco.
20120473GArrow Electronics, Inc.; Catterton Partners V, L.P.; Arrow Electronics, Inc.
20120475GAmerican Electric Power Company, Inc.; Guy H. Morgan III; American Electric Power Company, Inc.
20120478GApache Corporation; Cordillera Energy Partners III, LLC; Apache Corporation.
20120480GEli Lilly & Company; Bernhard & Christie Treidl; Eli Lilly & Company.
20120483GTeachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America; Edison International; Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America.
02/10/2012
20120351GACCO Brands Corporation; MeadWestvaco Corporation; ACCO Brands Corporation.
20120488GThe Hearst Family Trust; Marc Ladreit de Lacharriere; The Hearst Family Trust.
20120491GMeredith Corporation; RDA Holding Co.; Meredith Corporation.
02/13/2012
20120499GLittlejohn Fund IV, L.P.; A.P. M?ller og Hustru Chastine Mc-Kinney M?llers Fond; Littlejohn Fund IV, L.P.
20120505GAlfred E. Mann MannKind Corporation; Alfred E. Mann.
02/14/2012
20120477GGTCR Fund IX/A, L.P.; Universal American Corp.; GTCR Fund IX/A, L.P.
20120496GAmgen Inc.; Micromet, Inc.; Amgen Inc.
20120498GThe Weir Group PLC; Starr L. Pitzer and Christine H. Pitzer; The Weir Group PLC.
02/15/2012
20120501GKEMET Corporation; Denham Commodity Partners IV LP; KEMET Corporation.
20120506GRedtop Holdings Limited; Intermediate Capital Group plc; Redtop Holdings Limited.
02/16/2012
20111164GApple Inc.; Rockstar Bidco, L.P.; Apple Inc.
20111389GMicrosoft Corporation; Rockstar Bidco, LP; Microsoft Corporation.
20111423GResearch In Motion Limited; Rockstar Bidco, LP; Research In Motion Limited.
02/17/2012
20111146GApple Inc.; CPTN Holdings LLC; Apple Inc.
20120508GMedical Properties Trust, Inc.; FFC Partners II, L.P.; Medical Properties Trust, Inc.
20120510GGS Engineering & Construction Corporation; Inmobiliaria Espacio, S.A.; GS Engineering & Construction Corporation.
20120513GArchipelago Holdings; CDC Corporation; Archipelago Holdings.
20120516GGores Capital Partners HI, L.P.; The Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack; Gores Capital Partners III, L.P.
02/23/2012
20120338GTE Connectivity Ltd.; Wendel SA; TE Connectivity Ltd.
20120469GRaymond James Financial, Inc.; Regions Financial Corp.; Raymond James Financial, Inc.
20120519GMolibdenos y Metales S.A.; Molycorp, Inc.; Molibdenos y Metales S.A.
02/24/2012
20120502GCVS Caremark Corporation; Health Net, Inc.; CVS Caremark Corporation.
20120522GInnovative Interfaces Holdings Ltd.; Gerald M. Kline; Innovative Interfaces Holdings Ltd.
20120523GKRG Capital Fund IV. L.P.; Frontenac VIII Limited Partnership; KRG Capital Fund IV. L.P.
20120524GRoger S. Penske; Roger S. Penske; Roger S. Penske.
20120529GFidelity National Financial. Inc.; O'Charley's Inc.; Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
02/27/2012
20120536GOracle Corporation; Taleo Corporation; Oracle Corporation.

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. 2012-5606 Filed 3-8-12; 8:45 a.m.]

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