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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-Rodino 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 Incudes 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 October 1, 2012 through October 31, 2012

10/01/2012
20121210GStandard Parking Corporation; KCPC Holdings, Inc.; Standard Parking Corporation.
20121392GHeckmann Corporation; Mark D. Johnsrud; Heckmann Corporation.
20121393GSouth Mississippi Electric Power Association; Batesville, Generation Holdings, LLC; South Mississippi Electric Power Association.
10/02/2012
20121389YLinden Capital Partners II LP; Beekman Investment Partners, LP; Linden Capital Partners II, LP.
20121390GNew Mountain Partners III (AIV-D), L.P.; Angel I. Alvarez; New Mountain Partners III (AIV-D), L.P.
10/03/2012
20121387GNational Oilwell Varco, Inc.; White Deer Energy L.P.; National Oilwell Varco, Inc.
20121407GArbor Investments III, L.P.; Endeavour Capital Fund IV, L.P.; Arbor Investments III, L.P.
10/05/2012
20121385GHarvest Partners VI, L.P.; Sterling Investment Partners II, L.P.; Harvest Partners VI, L.P.
20121394GNidec Corporation; The Resolute Fund, L.P.; Nidec Corporation.
20121403GThoma Bravo Fund X, L.P.; Mediware Information Systems, Inc.; Thoma Bravo Fund X, L.P.
20121404GJohn Wood Group PLC; Stone Arch Capital, LLC; John Wood Group PLC.
20121405GClipper Holdings, L.P.; Societe Generale, S.A.; Clipper Holdings, L.P.
20121406GLightspeed Venture Partners VIII, L.P.; Nutanix, Inc.; Lightspeed Venture Partners VIII, L.P.
20121410GKRG Capital Fund IV. L.P.; Flexpoint Fund, L.P.; KRG Capital Fund IV. L.P.
20121412GNew Mountain Partners III, L.P.; Court Square Capital Partners, L.P.; New Mountain Partners III, L.P.
20121413GPlains All American Pipeline, L.P.; Chesapeake Energy Corporation; Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
20121418GRentokil-Initial plc; Western Exterminator Company; Rentokil-Initial plc.
20121421GNippon Steel Corporation; NS Bluescope Holdings USA LLC; Nippon Steel Corporation.
20121429GCanada Pension Plan Investment Board; Pinafore Investment Cooperatief U.A.; Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
20121434GBlackstone Capital Partners VI L.P.; 2G Holding Company, LLC; Blackstone Capital Partners VI L.P.
20121436GBlackstone Capital Partners VI, L.P.; APX Group, Inc.; Blackstone Capital Partners VI, L.P.
20121437GBlackstone Capital Partners VI L.P.; V Solar Holdings, Inc.; Blackstone Capital Partners VI L.P.
20121438GMcKesson Corporation; MED3000 Group, Inc.; McKesson Corporation.
20121440GSterling Group Partners III, L.P.; Pinafore Investment Cooperatief U.A.; Sterling Group Partners III, L.P.
10/09/2012
20121286GDanaher Corporation; Aperio Technologies, Inc.; Danaher Corporation.
20121334GSnyder's-Lance, Inc. VMG Taxable, L.P.; Snyder's-Lance, Inc.
20121378GMeda AB (publ); Jazz Pharmaceuticals Public Limited Company; Meda AB (publ).
20121400GDanaher Corporation; IRIS International, Inc.; Danaher Corporation.
20121422GCarlyle Infrastructure Partners, L.P.; The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.; Carlyle Infrastructure Partners, L.P.
20121445GApax VIII-A L.P.; Garda World Security Corporation; Apax VIII-A L.P.
10/10/2012
20121397GThird Point Ultra, Ltd.; Murphy Oil Corporation; Third Point Ultra, Ltd.
20121398GThird Point Offshore Fund Ltd.; Murphy Oil Corporation; Third Point Offshore Fund Ltd.
20121399GThird Point Partners Qualified L.P.; Murphy Oil Corporation; Third Point Partners Qualified L.P.
20121411GAmerican International Group, Inc.; The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.; American International Group, Inc.
10/11/2012
20121425GABRY Partners VII, LP; Genstar Capital Partners V, L.P.; ABRY Partners VII, LP.
20121430GAquiline Financial Services Fund II L.P.; First Investors Financial Services Group, Inc.; Aquiline Financial Services Fund II L.P.
20121432GFranklin Resources, Inc.; K2 Advisors Holdings, LLC; Franklin Resources, Inc.
20130001GKKR Matterhorn Investors L.P.; FR X Offshore, L.P.; KKR Matterhorn Investors L.P.
20130009GMonty L. Boyd; Caterpillar, Inc.; Monty L. Boyd.
10/15/2012
20130007GAres Corporate Opportunities Fund III, L.P.; Harvest Partners V, L.P.; Ares Corporate Opportunities Fund III, L.P.
20130010GHoneywell International Inc.; Thomas Russell Holdings, L.L.C.; Honeywell International Inc.
20130011GProAssurance Corporation; Medmarc Mutual Insurance Company; ProAssurance Corporation.
20130015GDavid E. Barensfeld; Richard Rose; David E. Barensfeld.
20130031G3M Company; Ceradyne, Inc.; 3M Company.
10/16/2012
20121428GG. Brint Ryan; 2003 TIL Settlement; G. Brint Ryan.
20130018GAmaya Gaming Group Inc.; Oleg Boiko; Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
20130027GAvista Capital Partners III, L.P.; Union Drilling, Inc.; Avista Capital Partners III, L.P.
20130032GChurchill, Downs Incorporated; High River Gaming, LLC; Churchill, Downs Incorporated.
20130033GWind Point Partners VII-A, L.P.; TPG Star, L.P.; Wind Point Partners VII-A, L.P.
10/17/2012
20130002GNational Hospice Holdings Investors, LLC; FC-GEN Operations Investment LLC; National Hospice Holdings Investors, LLC.
20130008GCompagnie Financiere Rupert; Peter Millar LLC; Compagnie Financiere Rupert.
20130016GCalpine Corporation; BosPower Partners LLC; Calpine Corporation.
20130017GPuget Holdings LLC; United States Power Fund II, LP; Puget Holdings LLC.
20130023GRussel Metals Inc.; Apex Distribution Inc.; Russel Metals Inc.
20130028GThe Resolute Fund II, L.P.; Carlyle Partners V, L.P.; The Resolute Fund II, L.P.
10/19/2012
20130020GBeecken Petty O'Keefe & Company Fund III, L.P.; PSS World Medical, Inc.; Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Company Fund III, L.P.
20130026GCanopius Holdings Bermuda Limited; Tower Group, Inc.; Canopius Holdings Bermuda Limited.
20130030GABM Industries Incorporated; Francis A. Argenbright, Jr.; ABM Industries Incorporated.
20130034GCL Acquisition Holdings Limited; Cunningham Lindsey Group Limited; CL Acquisition Holdings Limited.
20130037GPrecision Castparts Corp.; H.I.G. Capital Partners IV, L.P.; Precision Castparts Corp.
20130041GPlatinum Equity Capital Partners III, L.P.; BWAY Parent Company, Inc.; Platinum Equity Capital Partners III, L.P.
10/22/2012
20130021GE.P. Hamilton Trusts, LLC; Deltak edu, Inc.; E.P. Hamilton Trusts, LLC.
20130042GEdson de Godoy Bueno; UnitedHealth Group Incorporated; Edson de Godoy Bueno.
20130045GGores Capital Partners III, L.P.; Johnson & Johnson; Gores Capital Partners III, L.P.
20130053GTPG Partners VI, L.P.; FPC Holdings, Inc.; TPG Partners VI, L.P.
10/23/2012
20130019GSmurfit Kappa Group plc; CSI Texas Holdings Inc.; Smurfit Kappa Group plc.
20130038GThoma Bravo Fund X, L.P.; Crossbeam Systems, Inc.; Thoma Bravo Fund X, L.P.
20130047GHighstar Capital IV Prism, L.P.; GWF Energy LLC; Highstar Capital IV Prism, L.P.
10/24/2012
20130056GAres Corporate Opportunities Fund III, L.P.; Apollo Investment Fund VI, L.P.; Ares Corporate Opportunities Fund III, L.P.
10/26/2012
20121090GMacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.; Loral Space & Communications Inc.; MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
20130036GHumana Inc.; MCCI Holdings, LLC; Humana Inc.
20130048GLee R. Anderson, Sr.; Max E. Nichols; Lee R. Anderson, Sr.
20130054GDhiraj Rajaram; Mu Sigma, Inc.; Dhiraj Rajaram.
20130055GMr. Sumner M. Redstone; GTCR Fund X/B LP; Mr. Sumner M. Redstone.
20130059GStericycle, Inc.; Paul Spiegelman; Stericycle, Inc.
20130062GSun Capital Partners V, L.P.; Comfort Co., Inc.; Sun Capital Partners V, L.P.
20130067GHarbinger Group Inc.; Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.; Harbinger Group Inc.
20130071GOcwen Financial Corporation; WLR Recovery Fund IV, L.P.; Ocwen Financial Corporation.
20130072GWLR Recovery Fund IV, L.P.; Ocwen Financial Corporation; WLR Recovery Fund IV, L.P.
20130074GAnthony G. Petrello; Nabors Industries Ltd.; Anthony G. Petrello.
20130081GEagle Materials Inc.; Lafarge S.A.; Eagle Materials Inc.
10/31/2012
20130052GBay Bridge Capital Partners, LLC GI Partners Fund II, L.P.; Bay Bridge Capital Partners, LLC.
20130058GHamilton Infrastructure Trust; EQT Infrastructure Limited; Hamilton Infrastructure Trust.
20130075GBruce Kovner; Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp.; Bruce Kovner.
20130078GExxon Mobil Corporation; Denbury Resources Inc.; Exxon Mobil Corporation.
20130084GMonomoy Capital Partners II, L.P.; Ascalon Enterprises, LLC; Monomoy Capital Partners II, L.P.

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. 2012-27838 Filed 11-19-12; 8:45 am]

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