Sources See FTC Approval for Rite Aid/Walgreens Merger Soon

Antitrust sources polled by CTFN believe that the Rite Aid/Walgreens deal and the associated divestiture of stores to Fred’s will be approved by the Federal Trade Commission soon, withoutfeatured

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Attorneys Call Lipsky “Force” for Getting Deals Done

Last week, Federal Trade Commission Acting Chair Maureen Ohlhausen announced that she had appointed Abbott “Tad” Lipsky, Jr. to be the acting director of the FTC’s Bureau offeatured

Sources See WhiteWave and Danone Waiting for Better Audience at DOJ

WhiteWave and Danone appear to be waiting for the new administration to reshape the antitrust division of the Department of Justice and for new personnel to decide upon the outcome of their mergerfeatured

Improved Store Mix Likely to Make Fred’s Acceptable Fix in Walgreens’ Acquisition of Rite Aid

Walgreens appears to be positioned to shortly offer up a newly revised divestiture package to the Federal Trade Commission that should enable its acquisition of Rite Aid to proceed, antitrustfeatured

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Deal Movement at FTC Projected to Pick-up

Edith Ramirez, who has served on the Federal Trade Commission since April 2010 and as FTC Chair since March 2013 steps down today. Her departure means deal movement at the FTCfeatured

Experts See MoneyGram/Ant Financial Deal Clearing CFIUS with Heavy Scrutiny

A former policy adviser to the National Security Council told CTFN that the acquisition of MoneyGram by Ant Financial raises critical concerns around data privacy, data protection, andfeatured

Antitrust Experts See FTC Reluctance on Rite Aid/Walgreens as Concerns over Divestiture Buyer

Asked why the proposed Rite Aid/Walgreens divestiture plan of selling 865 stores to Fred’s faltered before the Federal Trade Commission, antitrust sources polled by CTFN see the issuefeatured

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FTC Focusing on National Accounts in G&K/Cintas Deal

The acquisition of G&K Services by Cintas is getting a close look by the Federal Trade Commission, with the issue in question being competition for national account contracts, according tofeatured

Trump’s Antitrust Transition Unfolding

Maureen Ohlhausen has been named as acting Federal Trade Commission chair and is being considered to fill the position full time. “Still, the White House likes to keep itsfeatured

Danone Appears to be Readying Sale of Stonyfield

Danone and the Department of Justice appear to be working on a sale of Stonyfield Farm to solve the antitrust issues arising from Danone’s planned acquisition of WhiteWave, accordingfeatured

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