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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

September 1, 2014 thru September 30, 2014

09/02/2014
20141361GAK Steel Holding Corporation; Alexey Mordashov; AK Steel Holding Corporation.
20141362GSteel Dynamics, Inc.; Alexey Mordashov; Steel Dynamics, Inc.
20141362GTrian SPV VIII, L.P.; E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company; Trian SPV VIII, L.P.
20141377GTrian Partners, L.P.; E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company; Trian Partners, L.P.
20141378GTrian Star Trust; E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company; Trian Star Trust.
20141411GABRY Partners VII, L.P.: KORE Wireless Group Inc.; ABRY Partners VII, L.P.
20141439GFR XII Charlie AIV, L.P.; PDC Energy, Inc.: FR XII Charlie AIV, LP.
20141444GWind Point Partners VII-A, L.P.; Caroline Hunt Trust Estate; Wind Point Partners VII-A, L.P.
20141446GBoat NP Newco, Inc.; Journal Communications, Inc.; Boat NP Newco, Inc.
20141447GThe E.W. Scripps Company; Journal Communications, Inc.: The E.W. Scripps Company.
20141451GTiptree Financial Partners, L.P.; Fortegra Financial Corporation; Tiptree Financial Partners, L.P.
20141454GOne Equity Partners Secondary Fund, L.P.; JPMorgan Chase & Co.; One Equity Partners Secondary Fund, L.P.
20141458GFMI Associates, L.L.C.; Corsicana Bedding, Inc.; FMI Associates, L.L.C.
20141459GCaxton Global Investments Limited; Fortune Brands Home and Security, Inc.; Caxton Global Investments Limited.
20141461GNatural Resource Partners L.P.; Trilantic Capital Partners IV L.P.; Natural Resource Partners L.P.
20141471GRhone Offshore Partners IV L.P.: Elizabeth Arden, Inc.; Rhone Offshore Partners IV L.P.
09/03/2014
20141415GThema Bravo Fund XI, L.P.; SailPoint Technologies, Inc.; Thoma Bravo Fund XI, L.P.
20141418GLiberty Interactive Corporation; FTD Companies, Inc.; Liberty Interactive Corporation.
20141419GFTD Companies, Inc.; Liberty Interactive Corporation: FTD Companies, Inc.
20141440GFR XII Charlie AIV, L.P.: Lime Rock Partners V.L.P.: FR XII Charlie AIV, L.P.
20141462GTelstra Corporation Limited; Ooyala, Inc.; Telstra Corporation Limited.
20141464GPetSmart, Inc.: Pet360, Inc.; PetSmart, Inc.
09/04/2014
20141423GAdage Capital Partners, L.P.; HeartWare International, Inc. Adage Capital Partners, L.P.
20141452GShire plc; AbbVie Inc.; Shire plc.
20141453GAbbVie Inc.; Shire plc; AbbVie Inc.
09/05/2014
20141222GLevel 3 Communications, Inc.; tw telecom inc. Level 3 Communications, Inc.
20141445GTA XI L.P.; Idera, Inc.: TA XI L.P.
09/08/2014
20141448GCarl C. Icahn; Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.; Carl C. Icahn.
20141450GPost Holdings, Inc.; ABC Peanut Butter, LLC; Post Holdings. Inc.
20141470GKainos Capital Partners. LP; Blue Point Capital Partners II, L.P.; Kainos Capital Partners, LP.
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20141473GSpecial Purchase Company, a to-be-formed Korean corporation; Hyundai Logistics Co., Ltd.; Special Purchase Company, a to-be-formed Korean corporation.
20141474GMedAssets, Inc.; Michael A. Sachs; MedAssets, Inc.
20141475GUltra Petroleum Corp.; Royal Dutch Shell plc; Ultra Petroleum Corp.
20141478GMercury New Holdco Inc.; Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.; Mercury New Holdco Inc.
20141479GBuckeye Partners, L.P.; Claude Dauphin; Buckeye Partners, L.P.
20141481GConnexus Credit Union; Endura Financial Federal Credit Union; Connexus Credit Union.
20141486GKhosla Ventures, II, LP; AliphCom; Khosla Ventures, II, LP.
20141489GJohn C. Malone; Liberty Global plc; John C. Malone.
20141491GWA. Baxters & Sons (Holdings) Limited; DDJ Capital Management, LLC; W.A. Baxters & Sons (Holdings) Limited.
20141497Gdievini Hopp BioTech holding GmbH & Co. KG; LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG; dievini Hopp BioTech holding GmbH & Co. KG.
09/09/2014
20141490GOak Hill Capital Partners III, L.P. Maple Hill Holding Co Oak Hill Capital Partners III, L.P.
09/10/2014
20141468GCCP IX LP No. 1 Vista Equity Partners Fund III, L.P.; CCP IX LP No. I.
09/11/2014
20141466GJohn A. Thaler; The Madison Square Garden Company; John A. Thaler.
20141467GJAT Capital Offshore Fund, Ltd.; The Madison Square Garden Company: JAT Capital Offshore Fund, Ltd.
20141480GRepublic Services, Inc.; Rainbow Disposal Co., Inc.; Republic Services, Inc.
09/12/2014
20141421GNRG Energy, Inc.; Goal Zero Holdings, LLC NRG Energy, Inc.
20141424GCarl C. Icahn; Gannett Co., Inc.; Carl C. Icahn.
20141477GSenator Global Opportunity Offshore Fund Ltd.; Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.; Senator Global Opportunity Offshore Fund Ltd.
20141498GAmazon.com, Inc. Twitch Interactive, Inc.; Amazon.com. Inc.
20141499GERM Worldwide Limited; Stone Arch Capital, L.P.; ERM Worldwide Limited.
20141502GAudax Private Equity Fund IV, L.P.; Sentinel Capital Partners IV, L.P. Audax Private Equity Fund IV, L.P.
20141508GGenstar Capital Partners VI, L.P.; Archibald Cox, Jr.; Genstar Capital Partners VI, L.P.
20141511GGenstar Capital Partners VI, L.P.; Construction Software Technologies, Inc.; Genstar Capital Partners VI, L.P.
09/15/2014
20141517GMitsui & Co., Ltd El. du Pont de Nemours & Company: Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
09/16/2014
20141501GFroedtert Health, Inc.; Ascension Health Alliance; Froedtert Health, Inc.
20141503GSkilled HealthCare Group, Inc; FC-GEN Operations Investment, LLC; Skilled HealthCare Group, Inc.
20141505GBlackbaud, Inc.; VFF I AIV I, L.P.; Blackbaud, Inc.
20141509GNRG Energy, Inc.; Pure Energies Group Inc.; NRG Energy, Inc.
20141510GFidelity National Information Services, Inc.; Clear2Pay N.V.; Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.
20141515GClearlake Capital Partners III, LP: Gores Capital Partners III. L.P. Clearlalce Capital Partners III, LP.
20141518GThe Veritas Capital Fund IV. L.P.; BT Software Holding Group, Inc.; The Veritas Capital Fund IV, L.P.
20141522GQuad-C Partners VIII, L.P.; WaHoBo, LLC Quad-C Partners VIII, L.P.
09/17/2014
20141438GCemer Corporation; Siemens Aktiengesellschaft; Cemer Corporation.
20141469GJohn C. Malone; Discovery Communications, Inc. John C. Malone.
20141504GAmphenol Corporation; The Resolute Fund II, L.P.; Amphenol Corporation.
20141514GAVG Technologies NV.; WaveMarket, Inc.; AVG Technologies N.V.
09/18/2014
20141495GPershing Square Holdings, Ltd. Air Products and Chemicals. Inc.; Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.
09/19/2014
20141525GAutoZone. Inc.; Dr. Karl Gaertner; AutoZone, Inc.
20141531GLoews Corporation; Chevron Corporation Loews Corporation.
20141532GCrown Finance Foundation: Windjammer Senior Equity Fund III. L.P. Crown Finance Foundation.
20141533GMichael S. Smith: ZHA FLNG, LLC: Michael S. Smith.
20141534GLexington Capital Partners VIII, L.P.: Citigroup Inc.; Lexington Capital Partners VIII, L.P.
20141539GSinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.; James E. Rogers Trust; Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
20141540GCalpine Corporation; Exelon Corporation; Calpine Corporation.
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20141542GArthur T. Demoulas Demoulas Super Markets, Inc.: Arthur T. Demoulas.
20141543GFrances Irene Demoulas; Demoulas Super Markets, Inc.: Frances Irene Demoulas.
20141545GTAD Family Trust Demoulas Super Markets, Inc.; TAD Family Trust.
20141546GCaren L. Demoulas Demoulas Super Markets, Inc.; Caren L. Demoulas.
20141547GGlorianne Demoulas Demoulas Super Markets, Inc.; Glorianne Demoulas.
20141552GBerkshire Fund VIII, L.P.; Access Information Holdings, LLC; Berkshire Fund VIII, L.P.
20141556G3i Group plc; Audax Private Equity Fund II, L.P.; 3i Group plc.
20141562GConcordia Healthcare Corp.; Eisai Co., Ltd.; Concordia Healthcare Corp.
20141563GHicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Equity Fund III, L.P.; Mercury New Holdco Inc. Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Equity Fund III, L.P.
20141564GHicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Equity Fund IV, L.P.Mercury New Holdco Inc. Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Equity Fund IV, L.P.
09/22/2014
20141472GJLL Patheon Co-Investment Fund, L.P. (Cayman); Gallus BioPharmaceuticals, LLC JLL Patheon Co. Investment Fund, L.P. (Cayman).
20141519G1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.; Harry & David Holdings, Inc. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.
09/23/2014
20141506GBehnnan Capital IV, L.P.; Nautic Partners VI, LP.; Behrman Capital IV, L.P.
20141512GCourt Square Capital Partners III, L.P.; Pike Corporation; Court Square Capital Partners III, L.P.
20141561GIntercontinental Exchange, Inc.; Super Derivatives. Inc.; Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
09/24/2014
20141496GPershing Square Holdings, Ltd.; Canadian Pacific Railway Limited; Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.
20141572GAlliance Data Systems Corporation; Conversant, Inc.; Alliance Data Systems Corporation.
20141570GSolvay, S.A. Chevron Corporation; Solvay, S A.
20141571GSolvay S.A.; Phillips 66: Solvay S.A.
20141577GMurata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation; Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
20141581G3G Special Situations Fund II, L.P.; Tim Hortons Inc.; 3G Special Situations Fund II, L.P.
20141582GTim Hortons Inc.: 3G Special Situations Fund II, L.P.; Tim Hortons Inc.
20141583GUnited Stationers Inc.; Mr. Richard Bell; United Stationers Inc.
20141586GKKR North America Fund XI, L.P.; Flexpoint Fund II. L.P.; KKR North America Fund XI, L.P.
20141595GTerrence M. Pegula; Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Irrevocable Trust UAD 3/25114; Terrence M. Pegula.
20141601GGryphon Partners 3.5, L.P.; Orchid Underwriters Agency, Inc. Gryphon Partners 3.5, L.P.
20141602GGlobal Cash Access Holdings, Inc. Multimedia Games Holding Company, Inc.; Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc.
20141603GEnerVest Energy Institutional Fund XIII-C, L.P.; Loews Corporation EnerVest Energy Institutional Fund XIII-C, L.P.
20141604GRoger S. Penske; ATC Holder), LLC: Roger S. Penske.
20141605GSentinel Capital Partners V. L.P.; Huntsman Gay Capital Partners Fund, L.P.Sentinel Capital Partners V, L.P.
20141608GWSP Global Inc.; Balfour Beatty plc; WSP Global Inc.
20141611GHellman & Friedman Capital Partners VII, L.P.; Berkshire Fund VII, L.P.; Hellman & Friedman Capital Partners VII. L.P.
20141613GGI Partners Fund IV LP.; KKBS Group Holdings LLC GI Partners Fund IV LR.
09/30/2014
20141589GEQT V (No. 1) Limited Partnership; Atwood Holdings LLC; EQT V (No. I) Limited Partnership.
20141616GNucor Corporation; ArcelorMittal; Nucor Corporation.
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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 Cc-5301, Washington, DC 20024, (202) 326-3100.

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By direction of the Commission.

Donald S. Clark,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 2014-24014 Filed 10-8-14; 8:45 am]

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