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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

March 1, 2012 Thru March 31, 2012

20120495GDeutsche Telekom AG; AT&T Inc.; Deutsche Telekom AG.
20120525GNisshin Seifun Group Inc.; MMMT Holdings Corporation; Nisshin Seifun Group Inc.
20120528GH.I.G. Capital Partners IV. L.P. Compass Group PLC; H.I.G. Capital Partners IV, L.P.
20120535GJ.P. Morgan Chase & Co.; Sun Capital Partners IV, LP; J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
20120398GAkamai Technologies, Inc.; Cotendo, Inc.; Akamai Technologies, Inc.
20120526GMr. Aloke Lohia and Mrs. Suchitra Lohia; J. Thomas Hurvis; Mr. Aloke Lohia and Mrs. Suchitra Lohia.
20120532GNautic Partners VI, L.P.; Superior Vision Holdings, Inc.; Nautic Partners VI, L.P.
20120537GDSW Group Holdings, LLC; The Standard Companies, Inc.; DSW Group Holdings, LLC.
20120539GAltaGas Ltd.; LG Continental LLC; AltaGas Ltd.
20120541GGeneral Atlantic Partners 90, L.P.; Bazaarvoice, Inc.; General Atlantic Partners 90, L.P.
20120544GWells Fargo & Company; My Alarm Center, LLC; Wells Fargo & Company.
20120547GAegis Group plc; Geoffrey Cubitt; Aegis Group plc.
20120556GAlgonquin Power & Utilities Corp.; National Grid plc; Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.
20120558GSpartan Parent Holdings Inc.; MDCPVI TU Holdings, LLC; Spartan Parent Holdings Inc.
20120563GExterran Partners, L.P.; Exterran Holdings, Inc.; Exterran Partners, L.P.
20120564GTPG Partners VI-AIV, L.P.; GlobeOp Financial Services S.A.; TPG Partners VI-AIV, L.P.
20110692SWestern Digital Corporation; Hitachi Ltd.; Western Digital Corporation.
20120548GAegis Group plc; Jeffrey Maling; Aegis Group plc.
20120517GWalgreen Co.; BioScrip, Inc.; Walgreen Co.
20120520GBB&T Corporation; C. G. JCF, L.P.; BB&T Corporation.
20120559GMount Kellett Capital Partners (Cayman), L.P.; The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company; Mount Kellett Capital Partners (Cayman), L.P.
20120571GPPL Corporation; The AES Corporation; PPL Corporation.
20120540GElon Musk; SolarCity Corporation; Elon Musk.
20120572GGrupo Elelctra, S.A.B. de C.V.; Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc.; Grupo Elektra, S.A.B. de C.V.
20120578GLinn Energy, LLC; BP p.l.c.; Linn Energy, LLC.
20120580GSandRidge Energy, Inc.; Riverstone/Carlyle Global Energy and Power Fund IV (FT), L.P; SandRidge Energy, Inc.
20120588GGeorge A. Steiner Trust; Palace Laundry, Inc.; George A. Steiner Trust.
20120565GEnergy Capital Partners II-A, LP; The AES Corporation Energy Capital Partners II-A, LP.
20120585GBrazos Equity Fund 11, L.P.; Road Infrastructure Investment Holdings, Inc.; Brazos Equity Fund II, L.P.
20120589GAdvanced Micro Devices, Inc.; SeaMicro, Inc.; Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
20120593GArkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation; GDF Suez S.A.; Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation.
20120596GFirst Reserve Fund XI, L.P.; Antero Resources LLC; First Reserve Fund XI, L.P.
20120587GSEACOR Holdings Inc.; Superior Energy Services, Inc.; SEACOR Holdings Inc.
20120590GWarburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P.; Wicks Communications & Media Partners III, L.P.; Warburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P.
20120591GPark-Ohio Holdings Corp.; Sun Capital Partners IV, L.P.; Park-Ohio Holdings Corp.
20120598GPark-Ohio Holdings Corp.; Sun Capital Partners V. L.P.; Park-Ohio Holdings Corp.
20120600GSS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc.; Thomson Reuters Corporation; SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc.
20120603GKellogg Company; The Procter & Gamble Company; Kellogg Company.
20120608GDCP Midstream Partners, LP; ConocoPhillips; DCP Midstream Partners, LP.
20120609GDCP Midstream Partners, LP; Spectra Energy Corp.; DCP Midstream Partners, LP.
20120611GArlon Food and Agriculture Partners LP; Edward Billington and Son, Limited; Arlon Food and Agriculture Partners LP.
20120612GKelso Investment Associates VIII, L.P.; Quad-C Partners VII, L.P.; Kelso Investment Associates VIII, L.P.
20120613GArlon Food and Agriculture Partners LP; Imperial Sugar Company; Arlon Food and Agriculture Partners LP.
20120538GSnow Phipps Group MV, L.P.; Paresh Ghelani; Snow Phipps Group MV, L.P.
20120576GURS Corporation; Flint Energy Services Ltd.; URS Corporation.
20120617GThe Andersons, Inc.; Arnaizing Energy Holding Company, LLC; The Andersons, Inc.
20120618GHeckmann Corporation; Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.; Heckmann Corporation.
20120621GEPE Acquisition, LLC; El Paso Corporation; EPE Acquisition, LLC.
20120602GTA XI L.P.; CyOptics, Inc.; TA XI L.P.
20120610GTowerBrook Investors III, L.P.; HDS Investment Holding, Inc.; TowerBrook Investors III, L.P.
20120623GLevine Leichtman Capital Partners IV, L.P.; Gridiron Capital Fund, L.P.; Levine Leichtman Capital Partners IV, L.P.
20120494GCCMP Capital Investors II, L.P.; Willis Stein & Partners III, L.P.; CCMP Capital Investors II, L.P.
20120583GeBay Inc.; WHI Solutions, Inc.; eBay Inc.
20120614GBerkshire Hathaway Inc.; Sager Electrical Supply Company, Inc.; Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
20120626GThe Bank of Nova Scotia; Poydras Capital, LLC; The Bank of Nova Scotia.
20120627GWendel SA; Loma International Corporation; Wendel SA.
20120628GMercer International Inc.; Fibrek Inc.; Mercer International Inc.
20120629GPrecision Castparts Corp.; RathGibson Holding Co. LLC; Precision Castparts Corp.
20120630GAudax Private Equity Fund III, L.P.; Brazos Equity Fund III, L.P.; Audax Private Equity Fund III, L.P.
20120632GOcwen Financial Corporation; Morgan Stanley; Ocwen Financial Corporation.
20120636GWynnchurch Capital Partners III, L.P.; Mueller Water Products, Inc.; Wynnchurch Capital Partners III, L.P.
20120638GFertitta Investment LLC; Station Holdco LLC; Fertitta Investment LLC.
20120569GGlory Limited; Carlyle Europe Partners III, L.P.; Glory Limited.
20120631GNuance Communications, Inc.; Transcend Services, Inc.; Nuance Communications, Inc.
20120586GFranz Haniel & Cie. GmbH; G. Thomas Patton, III; Christopher N. Patton; Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH.
20120649GHoward Midstream Energy Partners, LLC; EnCap Energy Infrastructure Fund, L.P.; Howard Midstream Energy Partners, LLC.
20120620GGolden Gate Capital Opportunity Fund, L.P.; Infor Enterprise Applications Ltd.; Golden Gate Capital Opportunity Fund, L.P.
20120648GMr. Mark Zuckerberg; Mr. Mark Zuckerberg; Mr. Mark Zuckerberg.
20111374GHumana Inc.; Arcadian Management Services, Inc.; Humana Inc.
20120633GOHI Parent, Inc.; Osmose Holdings, Inc.; OHI Parent, Inc.
20120637GWellspring Capital Partners V, L.P.; Industrial Growth Partners III, L.P.; L.P.
20120644GMDCP VI-A Global Investments, LP; Pinafore Investment Cooperatief U.A.; MDCP VI-A Global Investments, LP.
20120653GRiverside Capital Appreciation Fund V LP; The Riverstone Group, LLC; Fund V LP.
20120655GSumitomo Corporation; Midas, Inc.; Sumitomo Corporation.
20120657GThe Procter & Gamble Company; New Chapter, Inc.; The Procter & Gamble Company.

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,


[FR Doc. 2012-8734 Filed 4-12-12; 8:45 am]