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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 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, 2014 Thru January 31, 2014

01/07/2014
20140342GArcLight Energy Partners Fund V, L.P.; Penn Virginia Corporation ArcLight Energy Partners Fund V, L.P.
20140347GJPMorgan & Chase & Co.; FMC Corporation; JPMorgan & Chase & Co.
20140349GViva Alamo Holdings LLC Centrica plc; Viva Alamo Holdings LLC.
20140354GOnex Partners III LP; Providence Equity Partners VI L.P.; Onex Partners III LP.
20140359GInternational Business Machines Corporation; Michelle Munson & Serban Simu; International Business Machines Corporation.
20140365GBain Capital Fund VII, L.P.; SpinCo; Bain Capital Fund VII, L.P.
20140366GSpinCo; Bain Capital Fund VII, L.P.; SpinCo.
20140369GEldorado Holdco, LLC; MTR Gaming Group, Inc.; Eldorado Holdco, LLC.
20140370GMTR Gaming Group, Inc.; Eldorado Holdco, LLC; MTR Gaming Group, Inc.
20140373GABRY Partners VII, L.P.; New Mountain Partners II, L.P.; ABRY Partners VII, L.P.
20140383GRonald O. Perelman; Valassis Communications, Inc.; Ronald O. Perelman.
01/08/2014
20140361GPermira V L.P. 2; Atrium Innovations Inc.; Permira V L.P. 2.
20140375GAstraZeneca PLC; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; AstraZeneca PLC.
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01/09/2014
20140337GCastlerigg International Limited; Bob Evans Farms, Inc.; Castlerigg International Limited.
01/10/2014
20140368GKinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P.; Blackstone Capital Partners V USS L.P.; Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P.
20140376GTaiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation; Continental Carbonic Products, Inc.; Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation.
20140378GUnitedHealth Group Incorporated; Audax Health Solutions, Inc.; UnitedHealth Group Incorporated.
20140393GBain Capital Fund X, L.P.; SKM Equity Fund III, L.P.; Bain Capital Fund X, L.P.
20140396GElance, Inc.; oDesk Corporation; Elance, Inc.
20140397GYildiz Holding A.S.; Brynwood Partners V, L.P.; Yildiz Holding A.S.
20140404GB/E Aerospace, Inc.; The Michael Bright White's Children's Trust; B/E Aerospace, Inc.
20140410GPermira V L.P. 2; LegalZoom.com, Inc.; Permira V L.P. 2.
20140416GGRCY Holdings, Inc.; Arden Group, Inc.; GRCY Holdings, Inc.
01/13/2014
20140384GTribune Company; Sony Corporation; Tribune Company.
20140398GThomas H. Lee Equity Fund VI, L.P.; AEA Investors Small Business Fund II LP; Thomas H. Lee Equity Fund VI, L.P.
20140403GTPG Growth II, L.P.; J.A. Cosmetics, Corp.; TPG Growth II, L.P.
01/14/2014
20140186GOpen Text Corporation; Francisco Partners, L.P.; Open Text Corporation.
20140400GEngility Holdings, Inc.; Dynamics Research Corporation; Engility Holdings, Inc.
20140402GTRI Pointe Homes, Inc.; Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company; TRI Pointe Homes, Inc.
01/15/2014
20140171GThe Mosaic Company; CF Industries Holdings, Inc.; The Mosaic Company.
20140409GMadison Dearborn Capital Partners VI-A, L.P.; Ikaria, Inc.; Madison Dearborn Capital Partners VI-A, L.P.
20140419GVerint Systems Inc. KAY Technology Holdings, Inc.; Verint Systems Inc.
01/16/2014
20140392GEric Mandelblatt c/o Soroban Capital Partners LLC; The Williams Companies, Inc.; Eric Mandelblatt c/o Soroban Capital Partners LLC.
20140417GNorbert W. Bischotberger, Ph.D.; Gilead Sciences, Inc.; Norbert W. Bischotberger, Ph.D.
01/17/2014
20140408GPartners Group Direct Investments 2012 (EUR), L.P.; VAT Holding AG; Partners Group Direct Investments 2012 (EUR), L.P.
20140415GOracle Corporation; Responsys, Inc.; Oracle Corporation.
20140418GBerkshire Hathaway Inc.; Phillips 66; Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
20140421GThomas H. Lee Equity Fund VI, L.P.; WellPoint, Inc.; Thomas H. Lee Equity Fund VI, L.P.
20140422GMarlin Equity IV, L.P.; Compuware Corporation; Marlin Equity IV, L.P.
20140423GBlackstone Capital Partners VI L.P.; Crocs. Inc.; Blackstone Capital Partners VI L.P.
20140429GStefan Kaluzny; The Jones Group Inc.; Stefan Kaluzny.
20140432GThe Kroger Co.; Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc.; The Kroger Co.
01/22/2014
20131249GCommunity Health Systems, Inc.; Health Management Associates, Inc.; Community Health Systems, Inc.
20140362GB/E Aerospace, Inc.; LA-Tex Holdings, LLC; B/E Aerospace, Inc.
20140426GConvergys Corporation; Ares Corporate Opportunities Fund II, L.P.; Convergys Corporation.
01/23/2014
20140372GThe Methodist Hospital; CHRISTUS Health; The Methodist Hospital.
20140447GForest Laboratories, Inc.; TPG Partners V, L.P.; Forest Laboratories, Inc.
01/24/2014
20140412GPershing Square, L.P.; Platform Specialty Products Corporation; Pershing Square, L.P.
20140413GPershing Square Holdings, Ltd.; Platform Specialty Products Corporation; Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.
20140414GPershing Square International, Ltd.; Platform Specialty Products Corporation; Pershing Square International, Ltd.
20140427GSLP Wolf Investors, LLC; IMG Worldwide Holdings, Inc.; SLP Wolf Investors, LLC.
20140428GRicoh Company, Ltd.; Best Buy Co., Inc.; Ricoh Company, Ltd.
01/28/2014
20140430GForward Air Corporation; Bryan F. Grane; Forward Air Corporation.
20140439GMikhail Prokhorov; Mercator Minerals Ltd.; Mikhail Prokhorov.
20140446GXPO Logistics, Inc.; Pacer International, Inc.; XPO Logistics, Inc.
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20140448GNKSJ Holdings, Inc.; Canopius Group Limited; NKSJ Holdings, Inc.
20140451GABRY Partners VI, L.P.; Arrowood Investment Group, LLC; ABRY Partners VI, L.P.
20140452GLindsay Goldberg III CR AIV L.P.; LaFarge S.A.; Lindsay Goldberg III CR AIV L.P.
20140453GCompass Investment Partners Fund, L.P.; Riverside Micro-Cap Fund I, L.P.; Compass Investment Partners Fund, L.P.
20140454GOaktree Power Opportunities Fund III, LP; Kirlin Holdings, LLC; Oaktree Power Opportunities Fund III, LP.
20140459GTwin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc.; Leucadia National Corporation; Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc.
20140471GApollo Investment Fund VIII, L.P.; CEC Entertainment, Inc.; Apollo Investment Fund VIII, L.P.
01/29/2014
20140291GKuraray Co., Ltd.; E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company; Kuraray Co., Ltd.
20140380GArcelorMittal SA; ThyssenKrupp AG; ArcelorMittal SA.
20140382GNippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation ThyssenKrupp AG; Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation.
20140399GDealertrack Technologies, Inc.; Dealer Dot Com, Inc.; Dealertrack Technologies, Inc.
20140425GHuntsman Gay Capital Partners Fund, L.P.; Jabil Circuit, Inc.; Huntsman Gay Capital Partners Fund, L.P.
01/30/2014
20140406GMadison Dearborn Capital Partners VI-B, L.P. Alcatel-Lucent; Madison Dearborn Capital Partners VI-B, L.P.
20140407GAmadeus IT Group S.A.; Court Square Capital Partners II, L.P.; Amadeus IT Group S.A.
20140462GMichael Karfunkel; Tower Group International, Ltd.; Michael Karfunkel.
20140463GRoger S. Penske; Kee Wai Investment Co. (BVI) Ltd.; Roger S. Penske.
20140464GRoger S. Penske; Stephen Lam; Roger S. Penske.
20140474GBill D. Mills; National Oilwell Varco, Inc.; Bill D. Mills.
01/31/2014
20130837SThermo Fisher Scientific Corporation; Life Technologies Corporation; Thermo Fisher Scientific Corporation.
20140443GBanner Health; Regional Care Services Corporation; Banner Health.
20140476GRiverstone Global Energy and Power Fund V (FT), L.P.; SandRidge Energy, Inc; Riverstone Global Energy and Power Fund V (FT), L.P.
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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.

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By Direction of the Commission.

Donald S. Clark,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 2014-04709 Filed 3-3-14; 8:45 am]

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