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NxStage/Fresenius Merger: FTC Update

A recommendation to approve a consent order that would allow Fresenius to move forward with its acquisition of NxStage moved from the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition to thefeatured

Proposed NxStage/Fresenius Settlement Agreement Advanced to Commissioners

A proposed settlement agreement resolving the FTC’s Bureau of Competition’s concerns with Fresenius’s acquisition of NxStage appears to have passed to the commissioner levelfeatured

Peritoneal Divestiture Also Required in Fresenius Acquisition of NxStage

The review by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission of the acquisition of NxStage by Fresenius is on track and moving forward, according to a source familiar with the matter.featured

Linde/Praxair One Step Closer to Completing Merger

The Korea Fair Trade Commission on October 3 issued a preliminary approval with additional demands for the Linde/Praxair merger, another step forward for the $83 billion transaction.featured

Linde/Praxair Pieces Appear to Fall into Place with FTC Review

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s decision on the $45 billion Linde/Praxair transaction could come soon, according to a person close to the situation.featured

LyondellBasell is the Likely Buyer of Linde’s La Porte Plant

Linde’s HYCO plant in La Porte, Texas, along with employee contracts are going to be sold to LyondellBasell as Linde/Praxair aim to save their multi-billion merger, a person with knowledge of the matter told CTFN.featured

Tronox Seen Shifting Focus from FTC Challenge to Divestiture

Following its defeat in federal court on September 5, Tronox is focusing on a divestiture package that would satisfy federal antitrust regulators while it pursues the lengthy legal challenge to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s administrativefeatured

Fresenius Continues to Advance NxStage Acquisition

Fresenius is on track to close its acquisition of NxStage on the timeline that the parties have indicated to the market, CTFN has learned.featured

Linde/Praxair Present Additional Remedies to FTC

Linde and Praxair have agreed to offer additional remedies to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission as the industrial gas firms aim to save their $83 billion all-stock merger, CTFN has learned.featured

Key Weekend for Linde/Praxair

The boards of Linde and Praxair will meet this weekend, likely to discuss how the parties can proceed with their $80 billion merger of equals, CTFN has learned.featured


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