Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules, 9651-9652 [05-3780]

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, February 22, 2005. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 05–3732 Filed 2–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S Acquiring FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules 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 of the waiting period provided by law and the premerger notification rules. 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. Acquired Entities TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—01/24/2005 20050469 ......... Owens Minor, Inc .................................... Access Diabetic Supply, LLC ................. Access Diabetic Supply, LLC. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—01/26/2005 20050465 ......... 20050473 ......... 20050474 ......... Great Hill Equity Partners II, L.P ............ Rayovac Corporation .............................. Thomas H. Lee Equity Fund IV, L.P ...... Stolberg, Meehan & Scano II, L.P .......... Thomas H. Lee Equity Fund IV, L.P ...... Rayovac Corporation .............................. Central Security Group, Inc. United Industries Corporation. Rayovac Corporation. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—01/27/2005 20050466 ......... Eli Lilly and Company ............................. AstraZeneca Plc ..................................... IPR Pharmaceuticals, Inc. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—01/28/2005 20050480 ......... TPG Partners III, L.P .............................. Fidelity National Financial, Inc ................ 20050481 ......... TPG Partners IV, L.P .............................. Fidelity National Financial, Inc ................ 20050482 ......... Thomas H. Lee Equity Fund V, L.P ....... Fidelity National Financial, Inc ................ 20050490 20050492 20050495 20050496 20050498 20050501 ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... Gartner, Inc ............................................. Industrial Growth Partners II, L.P ........... A. Jerrold Perenchio ............................... Wind Point Partners V, L.P .................... Navarre Corporation ............................... PacifiCare Health System, Inc ................ META Group, Inc .................................... Global Power Systems, L.L.C ................ Raycom Media, Inc. ................................ Waterbury Companies Acquisition Corp. FUNimation General Partnership ........... Pacific Mutual Holding Company ........... 20050502 20050505 20050506 20050507 20050509 ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... The AES Corporation ............................. GTCR Fund VIII, L.P .............................. GTCR Fund VII/B, L.P ............................ Cooper Tire & Rubber Company ............ Citigroup Inc ............................................ 20050510 ......... 20050511 ......... Cooper Tire and Rubber Company ........ Warburg Pincus Private Equity VIII, LP Charles N. Daveport III ........................... Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc ................ Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc ................ The Military Mutual Aid Association ....... Beddor Enterprises, A Limited Partnership. Kumho Industrial Co., Ltd ....................... WP CAMP Holding Company ................. VerDate jul<14>2003 18:21 Feb 25, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. META Group, Inc. Global Power Systems, L.L.C. WLII/WSUR, Inc. Waterbury Companies Acquisition Corp. FUNimation Productions, Ltd. Pacific Life and Annuity Company. Pacific Life Insurance Company. SeaWest Holdings, Inc. Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. Kumho Tire Co., Inc. Instant Web, Inc. Kumho Tire Co., Inc. WP CAMP Holding Company. 28FEN1 9652 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 38 / Monday, February 28, 2005 / Notices Trans No. Acquiring Acquired Entities Walter M. Curt ........................................ Kristen Talley .......................................... Steve Thomas ......................................... Saratoga Partners IV, L.P ...................... Urban Communicators PCS Limited Partnership. Alec E. Gores ......................................... Vincent F. Carosella ............................... Motient Corporation ................................ J.P. Morgan Chase & Co ....................... Education Lending Group, Inc. ............... Richard Postma ...................................... Shenandoah Electronic Intelligence, Inc. Webroot Software, Inc. Webroot Software, Inc. Sericol Group LImited. Urban Comm-North Carolina, Inc. 20050512 20050514 20050515 20050517 20050523 ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... SI International Inc .................................. TCV V, L.P .............................................. TCV V, L.P .............................................. Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd .......................... Verizon Communications Inc .................. 20050529 20050531 20050532 20050534 20050535 20050546 ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... Concord Communications, Inc ............... Mr. Remi Marcoux .................................. Dr. Rajendra Singh ................................. Thomas J. Petters .................................. CIT Group Inc ......................................... Yell Group PLC ....................................... Aprisma Holdings, Inc. JDM, Inc. Motient Corporation. Polaroid Holding Company. Education Lending Group, Inc. U.S. Xchange Directors, L.L.C. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—02/01/2005 20050363 ......... Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings. U.S. Pathology Labs, Inc. ....................... U.S. Pathology Labs, Inc. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—02/02/2005 20050508 ......... 20050513 ......... 20050519 ......... Harbour Group Investments IV, L.P ....... PNM Resources, Inc ............................... GTCR Fund VII–A, L.P ........................... LN Holdings Corporation ........................ SW Acquisition, L.P ................................ GTCR Fund VII, L.P ............................... LN Holdings Corporation. TNP Enterprises, Inc. Syniverse Holdings, Inc. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—02/03/2005 20050438 ......... Hejoassu Adminstracao S.A. .................. Cemex, S.A. de C.V. .............................. Cemex, S.A. de C.V. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—02/04/2005 20050327 20050522 20050528 20050537 20050539 20050540 20050551 ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... Transpro, Inc ........................................... VeriSign, Inc ........................................... Cerberus-Plasma Holdings, Inc .............. Noble Energy, Inc ................................... JPMorgan Chase & Co ........................... Caesars Entertainment, Inc .................... Orkla ASA ............................................... FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandra M. Peay, Contact Representative, or Renee Hallman, Case Management Assistant. Federal Trade Commission, Premerger Notification Office, Bureau of Competition, Room H–303, Washington, DC 20580. (202) 326–33100. By direction of the Commission. Donald S. Clark, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–3780 Filed 2–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–M FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION RIN [3084–AA94] Public Comment on Data, Studies, or Other Evidence Related to the Effects of Credit Scores and Credit-Based Insurance Scores on the Availability and Affordability of Financial Products Federal Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice and request for public comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (‘‘FACT Act’’) or ‘‘Act’’) requires the Federal Trade Commission (‘‘FTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) VerDate jul<14>2003 18:36 Feb 25, 2005 Jkt 205001 Modine Manufacturing Company ............ LightSurf Technologies, Inc .................... NPS Bio Therapeutics, Inc ..................... Patina Oil & Gas Corporation ................. Vastera, Inc ............................................. Caesars Entertainment, Inc .................... Elkem ASA .............................................. and the Federal Reserve Board (‘‘Board’’) to conduct a study on the effects of credit scores and credit-based insurance scores on the availability and affordability of financial products. These products include credit cards, mortgages, auto loans, and property and casualty insurance. As part of its efforts to fulfill its obligations under the Act, the FTC seeks public comment on any evidence the FTC and the Board should consider in conducting the study. DATES: Comments must be received by April 25, 2005. ADDRESSES: Public comments are invited, and may be filed with the Commission in either paper or electronic form. Comments filed in paper form should refer to ‘‘FACT Act Scores Study’’ both in the text and on the envelope, to facilitate their organization, and should be mailed or delivered to: Federal Trade Commission/Office of the Secretary, Room H–159 (Annex Z), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20580. The FTC requests that any comment filed in paper form be sent by courier or overnight service, if possible, because U.S. postal mail in the Washington area PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Modine Aftermarket Holdings, Inc. LightSurf Technologies, Inc. NPS Bio Therapeutics, Inc. Patina Oil & Gas Corporation. Vastera, Inc. RDI/Caesars Riverboat Casino, LLC. Elkem ASA. and at the Commission is subject to delay due to heightened security precautions. Comments may be filed in electronic form by clicking on the following: https://score.commentworks.com/ FTCCreditScoreStudy/ and following the instructions on the web-based form. If a comment contains confidential information, it must be filed in paper (rather than electronic) form, and the first page of the document must be clearly labeled ‘‘Confidential.’’ 1 To ensure that the Commission considers an electronic comment, you must file it on web-based form at https:/ /secure.commentworks.com/ FTTCreditScoreStudy/. You also may visit http://www.regulations.gov to read this Notice, and may file an electronic comment through that website. The 1 Commission Rule 4.2(d), 16 CFR 4.2(d). The comment must also be accompanied by an explicit request for confidential treatment, including the factual and legal basis for the request, and must identify the specific portions of the comment to be withheld from the public record. The request will be granted or denied by the Commission’s General Counsel, consistent with applicable law and the public interest. See Commission Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 38 (Monday, February 28, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9651-9652]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-3780]


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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION


Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period 
Under the Premerger Notification Rules

    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 of the 
waiting period provided by law and the premerger notification rules. 
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.

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     Trans No.           Acquiring         Acquired          Entities
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           TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--01/24/2005
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20050469...........  Owens Minor, Inc  Access Diabetic   Access Diabetic
                                        Supply, LLC.      Supply, LLC.
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           TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--01/26/2005
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20050465...........  Great Hill        Stolberg, Meehan  Central
                      Equity Partners   & Scano II, L.P.  Security
                      II, L.P.                            Group, Inc.
20050473...........  Rayovac           Thomas H. Lee     United
                      Corporation.      Equity Fund IV,   Industries
                                        L.P.              Corporation.
20050474...........  Thomas H. Lee     Rayovac           Rayovac
                      Equity Fund IV,   Corporation.      Corporation.
                      L.P.
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           TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--01/27/2005
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20050466...........  Eli Lilly and     AstraZeneca Plc.  IPR
                      Company.                            Pharmaceutical
                                                          s, Inc.
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           TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--01/28/2005
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20050480...........  TPG Partners      Fidelity          Fidelity
                      III, L.P.         National          National
                                        Financial, Inc.   Information
                                                          Services, Inc.
20050481...........  TPG Partners IV,  Fidelity          Fidelity
                      L.P.              National          National
                                        Financial, Inc.   Information
                                                          Services, Inc.
20050482...........  Thomas H. Lee     Fidelity          Fidelity
                      Equity Fund V,    National          National
                      L.P.              Financial, Inc.   Information
                                                          Services, Inc.
20050490...........  Gartner, Inc....  META Group, Inc.  META Group,
                                                          Inc.
20050492...........  Industrial        Global Power      Global Power
                      Growth Partners   Systems, L.L.C.   Systems,
                      II, L.P.                            L.L.C.
20050495...........  A. Jerrold        Raycom Media,     WLII/WSUR, Inc.
                      Perenchio.        Inc..
20050496...........  Wind Point        Waterbury         Waterbury
                      Partners V, L.P.  Companies         Companies
                                        Acquisition       Acquisition
                                        Corp..            Corp.
20050498...........  Navarre           FUNimation        FUNimation
                      Corporation.      General           Productions,
                                        Partnership.      Ltd.
20050501...........  PacifiCare        Pacific Mutual    Pacific Life
                      Health System,    Holding Company.  and Annuity
                      Inc.                                Company.
                                                         Pacific Life
                                                          Insurance
                                                          Company.
20050502...........  The AES           Charles N.        SeaWest
                      Corporation.      Daveport III.     Holdings, Inc.
20050505...........  GTCR Fund VIII,   Prestige Brands   Prestige Brands
                      L.P.              Holdings, Inc.    Holdings, Inc.
20050506...........  GTCR Fund VII/B,  Prestige Brands   Prestige Brands
                      L.P.              Holdings, Inc.    Holdings, Inc.
20050507...........  Cooper Tire &     The Military      Kumho Tire Co.,
                      Rubber Company.   Mutual Aid        Inc.
                                        Association.
20050509...........  Citigroup Inc...  Beddor            Instant Web,
                                        Enterprises, A    Inc.
                                        Limited
                                        Partnership.
20050510...........  Cooper Tire and   Kumho Industrial  Kumho Tire Co.,
                      Rubber Company.   Co., Ltd.         Inc.
20050511...........  Warburg Pincus    WP CAMP Holding   WP CAMP Holding
                      Private Equity    Company.          Company.
                      VIII, LP.

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20050512...........  SI International  Walter M. Curt..  Shenandoah
                      Inc.                                Electronic
                                                          Intelligence,
                                                          Inc.
20050514...........  TCV V, L.P......  Kristen Talley..  Webroot
                                                          Software, Inc.
20050515...........  TCV V, L.P......  Steve Thomas....  Webroot
                                                          Software, Inc.
20050517...........  Fuji Photo Film   Saratoga          Sericol Group
                      Co., Ltd.         Partners IV,      LImited.
                                        L.P.
20050523...........  Verizon           Urban             Urban Comm-
                      Communications    Communicators     North
                      Inc.              PCS Limited       Carolina, Inc.
                                        Partnership.
20050529...........  Concord           Alec E. Gores...  Aprisma
                      Communications,                     Holdings, Inc.
                      Inc.
20050531...........  Mr. Remi Marcoux  Vincent F.        JDM, Inc.
                                        Carosella.
20050532...........  Dr. Rajendra      Motient           Motient
                      Singh.            Corporation.      Corporation.
20050534...........  Thomas J.         J.P. Morgan       Polaroid
                      Petters.          Chase & Co.       Holding
                                                          Company.
20050535...........  CIT Group Inc...  Education         Education
                                        Lending Group,    Lending Group,
                                        Inc..             Inc.
20050546...........  Yell Group PLC..  Richard Postma..  U.S. Xchange
                                                          Directors,
                                                          L.L.C.
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           TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--02/01/2005
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20050363...........  Laboratory        U.S. Pathology    U.S. Pathology
                      Corporation of    Labs, Inc..       Labs, Inc.
                      America
                      Holdings.
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           TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--02/02/2005
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20050508...........  Harbour Group     LN Holdings       LN Holdings
                      Investments IV,   Corporation.      Corporation.
                      L.P.
20050513...........  PNM Resources,    SW Acquisition,   TNP
                      Inc.              L.P.              Enterprises,
                                                          Inc.
20050519...........  GTCR Fund VII-A,  GTCR Fund VII,    Syniverse
                      L.P.              L.P.              Holdings, Inc.
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           TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--02/03/2005
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20050438...........  Hejoassu          Cemex, S.A. de    Cemex, S.A. de
                      Adminstracao      C.V..             C.V.
                      S.A..
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           TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--02/04/2005
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20050327...........  Transpro, Inc...  Modine            Modine
                                        Manufacturing     Aftermarket
                                        Company.          Holdings, Inc.
20050522...........  VeriSign, Inc...  LightSurf         LightSurf
                                        Technologies,     Technologies,
                                        Inc.              Inc.
20050528...........  Cerberus-Plasma   NPS Bio           NPS Bio
                      Holdings, Inc.    Therapeutics,     Therapeutics,
                                        Inc.              Inc.
20050537...........  Noble Energy,     Patina Oil & Gas  Patina Oil &
                      Inc.              Corporation.      Gas
                                                          Corporation.
20050539...........  JPMorgan Chase &  Vastera, Inc....  Vastera, Inc.
                      Co.
20050540...........  Caesars           Caesars           RDI/Caesars
                      Entertainment,    Entertainment,    Riverboat
                      Inc.              Inc.              Casino, LLC.
20050551...........  Orkla ASA.......  Elkem ASA.......  Elkem ASA.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandra M. Peay, Contact 
Representative, or Renee Hallman, Case Management Assistant. Federal 
Trade Commission, Premerger Notification Office, Bureau of Competition, 
Room H-303, Washington, DC 20580. (202) 326-33100.

    By direction of the Commission.
Donald S. Clark,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-3780 Filed 2-25-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6750-01-M