Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules, 1217 [E9-240]

Download as PDF 1217 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 7 / Monday, January 12, 2009 / Notices Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 6, 2009. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc.E9–260 Filed 1–9–09; 8:45 am] FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules BILLING CODE 6210–01–S 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 Trans No. Acquiring 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—12/15/2008 20090154 ......................... Eli Lilly and Company ....................... United Therapeutics Corporation ...... United Therapeutics Corporation. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—12/16/2008 20090194 ......................... BB&T Corporation ............................. Mr. Tapley 0. Johnson, III ................. 20090195 ......................... Mr. Tapley 0. Johnson, III ................. BB&T Corporation ............................. Charleston Premium Finance Company. Charleston Premium Finance Company of California, Inc. TAPCO Underwriters, Inc. BB&T Corporation. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—12/17/2008 20090181 ......................... 20090204 ......................... Lifespan Corporation ......................... State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company. Care New England Health System ... HBK Offshore Fund Ltd. .................... Care New England Health System. Rockhill Holding Company. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—12/18/2008 20090171 ......................... Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe X, L.P. Bruce E. Toll and Robbi S. Toll ........ National Renal Alliance, LLC. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—12/19/2008 20081575 ......................... 20090203 ......................... 20090205 ......................... Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited. Nelson Peltz ...................................... United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Limited. Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ................ Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. ............... Stuart Utgaard ................................... Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—12/24/2008 20081692 ......................... 20090185 ......................... King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ................ Wells Fargo & Company ................... Alpharma, Inc. ................................... New Omaha Holdings L.P. ................ Alpharma, Inc. Wells Fargo Merchant LLC. Services, TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—12/30/2008 20090206 ......................... 20090218 ......................... 20090222 ......................... Wilton Re Holdings Limited ............... Bank of America Corporation ............ NuVision Federal Credit Union ......... MetLife, Inc ........................................ Yum! Brands, Inc ............................... El Financial Credit Union .................. Cova Corporation. Pizza Hut, Inc. El Financial Credit Union. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—12/31/2008 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 20090221 ......................... MiTAC Inter-national Corporation ..... FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandra M. Peay, Contact Representative or Renee Hallman, Contact Representative. Federal Trade Commission, Premerger Notification VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:34 Jan 09, 2009 Jkt 217001 Magellan Investors LLC. ................... Office, Bureau of Competition, Room H– 303, Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326– 3100. PO 00000 Magellan Navigation, Inc. By Direction of the Commission. Donald S. Clark, Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–240 Filed 1–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–M Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 7 (Monday, January 12, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 1217]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-240]


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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--12/15/2008
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20090154.............................  Eli Lilly and Company..  United Therapeutics      United Therapeutics
                                                                 Corporation.             Corporation.
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                               TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--12/16/2008
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20090194.............................  BB&T Corporation.......  Mr. Tapley 0. Johnson,   Charleston Premium
                                                                 III.                     Finance Company.
                                                                                         Charleston Premium
                                                                                          Finance Company of
                                                                                          California, Inc. TAPCO
                                                                                          Underwriters, Inc.
20090195.............................  Mr. Tapley 0. Johnson,   BB&T Corporation.......  BB&T Corporation.
                                        III.
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                               TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--12/17/2008
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20090181.............................  Lifespan Corporation...  Care New England Health  Care New England Health
                                                                 System.                  System.
20090204.............................  State Automobile Mutual  HBK Offshore Fund Ltd..  Rockhill Holding
                                        Insurance Company.                                Company.
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                               TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--12/18/2008
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20090171.............................  Welsh, Carson, Anderson  Bruce E. Toll and Robbi  National Renal
                                        & Stowe X, L.P.          S. Toll.                 Alliance, LLC.
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                               TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--12/19/2008
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20081575.............................  Teva Pharmaceutical      Barr Pharmaceuticals,    Barr Pharmaceuticals,
                                        Industries Limited.      Inc..                    Inc.
20090203.............................  Nelson Peltz...........  Wendy's/Arby's Group,    Wendy's/Arby's Group,
                                                                 Inc..                    Inc.
20090205.............................  United Farmers of        Stuart Utgaard.........  Sportsman's Warehouse
                                        Alberta Co-operative                              Holdings, Inc.
                                        Limited.
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                               TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--12/24/2008
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20081692.............................  King Pharmaceuticals,    Alpharma, Inc..........  Alpharma, Inc.
                                        Inc..
20090185.............................  Wells Fargo & Company..  New Omaha Holdings L.P.  Wells Fargo Merchant
                                                                                          Services, LLC.
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                               TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--12/30/2008
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20090206.............................  Wilton Re Holdings       MetLife, Inc...........  Cova Corporation.
                                        Limited.
20090218.............................  Bank of America          Yum! Brands, Inc.......  Pizza Hut, Inc.
                                        Corporation.
20090222.............................  NuVision Federal Credit  El Financial Credit      El Financial Credit
                                        Union.                   Union.                   Union.
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                               TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--12/31/2008
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20090221.............................  MiTAC Inter-national     Magellan Investors LLC.  Magellan Navigation,
                                        Corporation.                                      Inc.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandra M. Peay, Contact Representative 
or Renee Hallman, Contact Representative. 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. E9-240 Filed 1-9-09; 8:45 am]
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