US Federal Trade Commission

Herbalife says FTC now probing firm's operations

The US Federal Trade Commission has begun an inquiry into the operations of nutrition and weight loss firm Herbalife, an inquiry that has long been asked for by activist investor William Ackman, Reuters reported.

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Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc, Kroger Co say US FTC gives approval to deal

The US Federal Trade Commission has given its approval to the purchase of Harris Teeter by Kroger Co, according to a statement from both supermarket chains, Reuters reported.

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Credit Suisse to divest private equity interests in DLJ Merchant Banking Partners

Swiss banking group Credit Suisse has put up for sale its remaining limited partnership interests in leveraged buyout firm DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. British private equity firm Coller Capital will be acquiring the assets.

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Microsoft gets US government nod for Nokia unit takeover

The Federal Trade Commission in a statement said the US government approved Microsoft Corp.'s acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone business on November 29. The European Union is set to decide on the matter on December 4.

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Office Depot-Office Max merger to get FTC approval

There would be no obstacle to the USD976 million all-stick consolidation of Office Depot and Office Max Inc as according to unnamed sources in a Wall Street Journal report, the Federal Trade Commission would be approving the merger.

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