The Hart-Scott-Rodino Act requires under certain circumstances that prospective acquirers of voting securities or assets apply for clearance from regulators. Requests for early termination or clearance are granted when the Federal Trade Commission and the antitrust division of the Department of Justice have determined that they won't take action during the waiting period.
The following is a list of companies or people to which the FTC has granted early clearance of antitrust concerns under the HSR Act:
NAME OF ACQUIRING PERSON
NAME OF ACQUIRED PERSON DATE
NAME OF ACQUIRED ENTITY TERMINATED
General Dynamics Corporation Tuesday
The Veritas Capital Fund III, L.P.
Vangent Holding Corp.
Energy Capital Partners II-A, LP Tuesday
Strategic Value Restructuring Fund, Ltd.
Liberty Electric Generation Holdings, LLC
Advent (OT) Cayman Ltd. Tuesday
Francois-Charles Oberthur SAS
Oberthur Technologies SA
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Tuesday
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Securities America Financial Corporation
Securities America, Inc.
Securities America Advisors, Inc.
Brecek & Young Advisors, Inc.
Brecek & Young Financial Group Insurance Agency of