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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

August 1, 2012 Through August 31, 2012

08/01/2012
20120945GTechnip S.A.; The Shaw Group Inc.; Technip S.A.
20121154GDTE Energy Company; GDF Suez S.A.; DTE Energy Company.
20121155GDTE Energy Company; Duke Energy Corporation; DTE Energy Company.
08/03/2012
20121098GTime Warner Inc.; Bleacher Report, Inc.; Time Warner Inc.
20121130GMarcato International Ltd.; Corrections Corporation of America; Marcato International Ltd.
20121137GOracle Corporation; Massy Mehdipour; Oracle Corporation.
20121150GRobert J. Pera; Michael E. Heisley, Sr.; Robert J. Pera.
20121153GXcel Energy Inc.; Bicent Power LLC; Xcel Energy Inc.
20121156GOdyssey Investment Partners Fund IV, L.P.; Monitor Clipper Equity Partners II, L.P.; Odyssey Investment Partners Fund IV, L.P.
20121162GGeneral Atlantic Partners 90, L.P.; Box, Inc.; General Atlantic Partners 90, L.P.
20121165GMr. Steve Wang; Andrew Nikou; Mr. Steve Wang.
20121166GHealthCare Partners Medical Group; Medical Group Holding Company, LLC; HealthCare Partners Medical Group.
20121178GManuel J. Moroun; Universal Truckload Services, Inc.; Manuel J. Moroun.
08/06/2012
20121082GBayer AG; AgraQuest, Inc.; Bayer AG.
20121177GUniversal Truckload Services, Inc.; Mathew T. Moroun; Universal Truckload Services, Inc.
20121179GMathew T. Moroun; Universal Truckload Services, Inc.; Mathew T. Moroun.
08/08/2012
20121089GAT&T Inc.; Cavalier Wireless, LLC; AT&T Inc.
20121101G3M Company; Federal Signal Corporation; 3M Company.
20121175GHenri Audet; ABRY Partners IV, L.P.; Henri Audet.
08/09/2012
20121146GWalgreen Co.; Stephen L. LaFrance; Walgreen Co.
08/10/2012
20121181GFirst Reserve Fund XI, L.P.; Devon Energy Corporation; First Reserve Fund XI, L.P.
20121182GChart Industries, Inc.; Ravinder K & Pratibha Bansal, spouses; Chart Industries, Inc.
20121183GDreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.; GTCR Fund IX/A, L.P.; DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.
20121187GDentsu Inc.; Aegis Group plc; Dentsu Inc.
20121188GSykes Enterprises, Incorporated; Alpine Access, Inc.; Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated.
20121189GESCO Corporation; Intervale Capital Fund L.P.; ESCO Corporation.
20121190GIngram Micro Inc.; Brightpoint, Inc.; Ingram Micro Inc.
20121191GNespresso Acquisition Corporation; Cequel Communications Holdings, LLC; Nespresso Acquisition Corporation.
20121192GBright Food (Group) Co., Ltd.; Lion/Latimer Investments No. 1 LP; Bright Food (Group) Co., Ltd.
20121193GNexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.; Providence Equity Partners VI (Umbrella U.S.) L.P.; Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.
20121194GOGE Energy Corp.; Chesapeake Energy Corporation; OGE Energy Corp.
20121197GDayton-Cox Trust A; Providence Equity Partners VI (Umbrella U.S.) L.P.; Dayton-Cox Trust A.
08/14/2012
20121028GBerkshire Hathaway Inc.; Jerry L. Wordsworth; Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
20121195GConAgra Foods, Inc.; Unilever N.V.; ConAgra Foods, Inc.
08/16/2012
20121144GWells Fargo & Company; Matthias Horch; Wells Fargo & Company.
20121149GWells Fargo & Company; Volker Straub; Wells Fargo & Company.
20121180GApple Inc.; AuthenTec, Inc.; Apple Inc.
20121204GOracle Corporation; Xsigo Systems, Inc.; Oracle Corporation.
20121208GAnil K. Singhal; NetScout Systems, Inc.; Anil K. Singhal.
08/17/2012
20121206GAccenture plc; Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.; Accenture plc.
20121209GJP Morgan Chase & Co.; Natan Peisach; JP Morgan Chase & Co.
20121212GVerisk Analytics, Inc.; Oak Investment XII, Limited Partnership; Verisk Analytics, Inc.
20121213GSilver II Acquisition S.a.r.l.; United Technologies Corporation; Silver II Acquisition S.a.r.l.
20121221GThe Williams Companies, Inc.; Explorer Pipeline Company; The Williams Companies, Inc.
20121223GClyde Blowers Capital Fund III LP; Clyde Blowers Capital Fund II LP; Clyde Blowers Capital Fund III LP.
20121225GGregory B Maffei; Liberty Media Corporation; Gregory B Maffei.
20121227GThe Home Depot, Inc.; U.S. Home Systems, Inc.; The Home Depot, Inc.
08/20/2012
20121184GRoper Industries. Inc.; Sunquest Sponsor Holdings, LLC; Roper Industries, Inc.
20121214GAthene Holding Ltd.; Presidental Life Corporation; Athene Holding Ltd.
08/22/2012
20121069GIxia; BreakingPoint Systems, Inc.; Ixia.
20121205GCarlyle Partners V GW, L.P.; Genesee & Wyoming Inc.; Carlyle Partners V GW, L.P.
20121226GGerald F. Smith, Jr.; James A. Perdue; Gerald F. Smith, Jr.
08/24/2012
20121174GTPG Partners VI, L.P.; Par Pharmaceuticals Companies, Inc.; TPG Partners VI, L.P.
20121200GPartners Limited; Alcoa Inc.; Partners Limited.
20121228GPadre Time, LLC; SoCal SportsNet LLC; Padre Time, LLC.
20121230GDawn Holdings, Inc.; AOT Bedding Super Holdings, LLC; Dawn Holdings, Inc.
20121231GJHAC, LLC; Cleveland Browns Holdings LLC; JHAC, LLC.
20121232GSkagen 2004 Trust; Method Products, Inc.; Skagen 2004 Trust.
20121234GSafeguard Holdings, L.P.; Bank of America Corporation; Safeguard Holdings, L.P.
20121237GKRG Capital Fund IV, L.P.; D&G Management LLC; KRG Capital Fund IV, L.P.
20121238GArcLight Energy Partners Fund V, L.P.; Manulife Financial Corporation; ArcLight Energy Partners Fund V, L.P.
20121239GArcLight Energy Partners Fund V, L.P.; Mr. Dean Vanech; ArcLight Energy Partners Fund V, L.P.
20121244GSeven & i Holdings Co., Ltd.; Eliahu Zahavi; Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd.
20121246GEagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P.; BP p.l.c.; Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P.
20121247GTD Ameritrade Holding Corporation; Knight Capital Group, Inc.; TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation.
20121253GGTCR Fund X/A LP; CCMP Capital Investors II, L.P.; GTCR Fund X/A LP.
08/27/2012
20121245GDonata Holding SE; Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc.; Donata Holding SE.
20121259GEQT VI (No. 1) Limited Partnership; Carlyle Europe Technology Partners, L.P.; EQT VI (No. 1) Limited Partnership.
08/28/2012
20121211GJefferies Group, Inc.; Knight Capital Group, Inc.; Jefferies Group, Inc.
20121250GGETCO Holding Company, LLC; Knight Capital Group, Inc.; GETCO Holding Company, LLC.
20121255GSinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.; Providence Equity Partners VI (Umbrella U.S.) L.P.; Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
08/29/2012
20121104GBecton, Dickinson and Company; Howard Energy Co., Inc.; Becton, Dickinson and Company.
20121216GCerberus Institutional Partners, L.P.; DigitalGlobe, Inc.; Cerberus Institutional Partners, L.P.
20121222GParametric Technology Corporation; Marlin Equity II, L.P.; Parametric Technology Corporation.
20121257GNew Werner Holding Co., Inc.; Emerson Electric Co.; New Werner Holding Co., Inc.
08/30/2012
20121196G2003 TIL Settlement; MarkMonitor Holdings, Inc.; 2003 TIL Settlement.
08/31/2012
20121229GState Street Corporation; The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.; State Street Corporation.
20121260GJDW, III 2006 Irrevocable Trust; Willbanks Metals, Inc.; JDW, III 2006 Irrevocable Trust.
20121266GCompass Investors Inc.; The Toronto-Dominion Bank; Compass Investors Inc.
20121267GMorgan Stanley Offshore Infrastructure Partners A LP; General Electric Company; Morgan Stanley Offshore Infrastructure Partners A LP.
20121277GContinental AG; Parker Hannifin Corporation; Continental AG.
20121283GTitan International, Inc.; Titan Europe Plc; Titan International, 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. 2012-22386 Filed 9-11-12; 8:45 am]

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