Premerger notification waiting periods; early terminations,

 
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[Federal Register: February 13, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 29)]

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From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]

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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. 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 7 A(b )(2) of the Act permits the agencies, in individual cases, to terminate this

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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.

Trans. No.

Acquiring

Acquired

Entities

TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--01/23/2007

20070377........... Northrop Grumman Essex

Essex Corporation. Corporation. Corporation. 20070522........... Wintergames Oak Hill Capital Steamboat Ski & Holdings SARL. Partners, L.P. Resort Corporation. 20070574........... On Assignment, Oxford Global Oxford Global Inc.

Resources, Inc. Resources, Inc. 20070594........... QBE Insurance HDI

Praetorian Group Limited. Haftpflichtverb Financial and der

Group, Inc. Deutschen Industrie VaG. 20070600........... Cisco Systems, IronPort

ironPort Inc.

Systems, Inc. Systems, Inc. 20070602........... American

NEP, Inc........ NEP, Inc. Securities Partners IV, L.P. 20070604........... Elder Health, Health Partners Health Partners Inc.

of

of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Inc.

Inc. 20070616........... Ripplewood

Ripplewood

WRC Media, Inc. Partners II, Partners, L.P. L.P. 20070620........... D.E. Shaw

Foamex

Foamex Composite

International, International, International Inc.

Inc. Fund. 20070621........... The Goldman Foamex

Foamex Sachs Group, International, International, Inc.

Inc.

Inc.

TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--01/24/2007

20070539........... American Capital Explorer

CITGO Pipeline Strategies, Ltd. Pipeline

Holding I, Company, Inc. LLC. 20070561........... Seminole Hard The Rank Group Rank America, Rock

Plc.

Inc. Entertainment,

Rank Group Inc.

Holdings Limited. Rank Holding Espana SA. Rank Holdings (France) SA. Rank Holdings (Germany) GmbH. Rank Holdings (Netherlands) BV. Rank Leisure Holdings Limited. Rank Overseas Holdings Limited. Rank (UK) Holdings Limited. 20070571........... KAR Holdings II, ADESA, Inc...... ADESA, Inc. LLC. 20070591........... Macquarie

David G. Price.. Aviation Infrastructure

Contract Company Trust.

Services, Inc. Superman of Stewart, LLC. Supermarine Aviation, Limited. Supermarine Investors, Inc. Supermarine of Santa Monica, a California Limited Partnership. Supermarine of Stewart, LLC. 2070592............ Macquarie

Dallas Price-Van Aviation Infrastructure Breda.

Contract Company Trust.

Services, Inc. Supermarine Aviation, Limited. Supermarine Investors, Inc. Supermarine of Santa Monica, a California Ltd. Partnership. Supermarine of Stewart, LLC. 20070603........... BG Group plc.... Lake Road

Lake Road Holding

Generating Company, LLC. Company, LP. 20080605........... Arlington

Michael W. Major Cambridge Major Capital

Laboratories, Partners II,

Inc. L.P. 20070613........... Airline Partners Qantas Airways Qantas Airways Australia Fund. Limited.

Limited.

TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--01/25/2007

20070390........... Knight Holdco Kinder Morgan, Kinder Morgan, LLC.

Inc.

Inc. 20070578........... KGen Power

MatlinPatterson KGen Partners Corporation. Global

LLC. Opportunities Partners II, L.P. 20070584........... Mittal Steel Julio Cesar BSRM Holdings, Company N.V. Villarreal

Inc. Guajardo. Servicios Operativos del Centro, S.A. de C.V. Siderurgica Lazaro Cardenas las Truchas, S.A. de C.V. V.I. Holding, Inc. 20070589........... MPBP Holdings Three Cities Cohr Holdings, Inc..

Offshore II, Inc. C.V.

TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--01/26/2007

20070555........... Kennametal Inc.. Federal Signal Clapp Dico Corporation. Corporation. Manchester Tool Company. On Time Machining Company. 20070562........... Schering-Plough ALK-Abello A/S.. ALK-Abello A/S. Corporation. 20070565........... Bridgestone Bandag,

Bandag, Corporation. Incorporated. Incorporated. 20070590........... Jolly Roger Hilton Hotels Hilton Hotels Offshore Fund, Corporation. Corporation. LTD.

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TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--01/30/2007

20070587........... Berkshire

Paul E. Andrews, CJE, Inc. Hathaway, Inc. Jr..

Mouser Electronics, Inc. TTI, Inc. 20070628........... Stifel Financial BFC Financial Ryan Beck Corp.

Corporation. Holdings, Inc. 20070629........... BFC Financial Stifel Financial Stifel Corporation. Corp.

Financial Corp. 20070633........... Oak Hill Capital The New York KAUT-TV, LLC. Partners II, Times Company. New York Times L.P.

Management Services. NYT Broadcast Holdings, LLC. NYT Holdings, Inc. 20070644........... Quadrangle

Integrated Alarm Integrated Capital

Services Group, Alarm Services Partners LP. Inc.

Group, Inc. 20070646........... Bucyrus

RAG

DBT GmbH. International, Akiengesellscha Inc.

ft. 20070647........... Gryphon Partners Norm Daniels.... G.I. Joe's, III, L.P.

Inc. 20070648........... Welsh, Carson, United Surgical United Surgical Anderson &

Partners

Partners Stowe X, L.P. International, International, Inc.

Inc. 20070649........... Brockway Moran & Odyssey

TSEI Holdings, Partners Fund Investment

Inc. II, L.P.

Partners Fund, L.P. 20070652........... Basic Energy JetStar

JetStar Services, Inc. Consolidated Consolidated Holdings, Inc. Holdings, Inc. 20070656........... EXCO Resources, Anadarko

Anadarko Inc.

Petroleum

Gathering Corporation. Company.

TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--01/31/2007

20070607........... The Goldman He Xiangjian.... GuangDong Midea Sachs Group,

Electric Inc.

Appliances Co., Ltd. Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China. Media Industrial City, Shunde, Foshan. 20070609........... FR XI Offshore Brand Holdings, Brand Energy & AIV., L.P.

LLC.

Infrastructure Services, Inc. 20070625........... Nucor

Harris Steel Harris Steel Corporation. Group, Inc. Group, Inc. 20070626........... WLR Recovery WLR Recovery BST US Fund II, L.P. Fund III, L.P. Holdings, Inc. 20070640........... Financiere

Lafarge, S.A.... Clay Tiles Daunou 12.

Holdings Inc. Lafarge Roofing Holdings Inc. MonierLifetile LLC. Tile Service Company LLC.

TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--02/02/2007

20070381........... Jefferson Health Riddle Health Riddle Systems, Inc. System.

Healthcare Associates. Riddle Health Care Services. Riddle Memorial Hospital. Riddle System Services. RMH Physician Services. 20070569........... Harsco

William Blair Excell Corpration. Mezzanine

Materials, Capital Fund Inc. III, L.P. 20070608........... Welsh, Carson, Spectrum Equity CBD Investor, Anderson &

Investors IV, Inc. Stowe X, L.P. L.P. CBD Media, LLC. c/o CBD Investor, Inc. 20070653........... Advent OXO

Celanese

Celanese (Cayman)

Corporation. Chemicals Limited.

Europe GmbH. Celanese Ltd. European Oxo Chemicals GmbH. Infraserv GmbH & Co. Ticona Polymers, Inc. 20070658........... Warburg Pincus Dominion

Armstrong Equity IX, L.P. Resources, Inc. Energy Limited Partnership, LLP. Dominion Armstrong Services Company, Inc. Dominion Pleasants Services Company, Inc. Dominion Troy Services Company, Inc. Pleasants Energy, LLC. Troy Energy, LLC. 20070659........... Time Warner, Inc Sci

Sci Entertainment Entertainment Group Plc.

Group Plc. 20070661........... B.S.A........... Mozzarella

Mozzarella Fresca,

Fresca, Incorporated. Incorporated. 20070663........... Knology, Inc.... PrairieWave PrairieWave Holdings, Inc. Holdings, Inc. 20070667........... Macquarie Bank American

American Limited.

Consolidated Consolidated Media, L.P. Media, Inc. Valley Newspaper Holdings, L.P. 20070668........... Tinicum Capital Enesco Group, Enesco Group, Partners II, Inc.

Inc. L.P. 20070670........... Cenveo, Inc..... The Huron Fund PC Ink Corp. LP. 20070672........... Leucadia

Samer Tawfik.... Dialaround National

Enterprises, Corporation.

Inc. Phonecard Enterprises, Inc. STi Mobile, Inc. STi PCS, LLC.

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STi Phonecard, Inc. Telco Group, Inc. VOIP Enterprises Inc. 20070674........... GS Capital

USI Holdings USI Holdings Partners VI, Corporation. Corporation. L.P.

TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--02/05/2007

20070516........... GlaxoSmithKline Genmab A/S...... Genmab A/S. plc. 20070580........... Cenveo, Inc..... Cadmus

Cadmus Communications Communications Corporation. Corporation. 20070611........... Welsh, Carson, Windstream

Windstream Anderson &

Corporation. Regatta Stowe VIII, L.P.

Holdings. 20070612........... Welsh, Carson, Windstream

Windstream Anderson &

Corporation. Regatta Stowe IX, L.P.

Holdings. 20070654........... Roche Holding Seattle

Seattle Ltd.

Genetics, Inc. Genetics, Inc. 20070677........... Citigroup, Inc.. ABN AMRO Holding AAMBG N.V.

Reinsurance, Inc. ABN AMRO Mortgage Corporation. ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc. Mortgage Group Reinsurance, Ltd. 20070686........... 4363205 Canada, BCE, Inc........ Telesat Canada. Inc.

TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--02/06/2007

20070639........... Intuit, Inc..... Electronic

Electronic Clearing House, Clearing Inc.

House, Inc. 20070689........... B&G Foods, Inc.. Altria Group, COWC Inc.

Acquisition Corp. Kraft Foods Global, Inc.

TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION--02/07/2007

20070615........... eBay, Inc....... StubHub, Inc.... StubHub, Inc. 20070682........... Redpoint

BigBand

BigBand Ventures I, L.P. Networks, Inc. Networks, Inc. 20070685........... FIF III Liberty SureWest

SureWest Holdings LLC. Communications. Directories.

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. 07-633 Filed 2-12-07; 8:45 am]

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