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FTC reaches settlement on $1.1 billion joint venture between three PET manufacturers

By Marian Johns | Jan 4, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A $1.1 billion joint venture between three polyethylene terephthalate resin (PET) manufacturers, which the federal government charged would violate antitrust laws, has been restructured as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Administrative judge upholds FTC allegations on merger of 2 chloride titanium dioxide suppliers

By Marian Johns | Jan 4, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) allegations that a $1.67 merger between two chloride process titanium dioxide suppliers would affect competition in that market was recently upheld by an administrative law judge.

FTC reaches agreement with industrial gas suppliers involved in $80 billion merger

By Marian Johns | Jan 4, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Charges by the federal government that an $80 billion merger of industrial gas suppliers Praxair Inc. and Linde AG would violate antitrust laws have been settled with an agreement by the companies to divest assets as a public comment period begins on the divesture.

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