Second Request Letter

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Pursuant to Section 7A(e)(1) of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. § 18a, and Section 803.20 of the Premerger Notification Rules and Regulations, 16 C.F.R. § 803.20, the Antitrust Division requests additional information and documents relevant to the proposed acquisition [merger] of ____________ by [with] ____________. As provided by 15 U.S.C. § 18a(e)(2), and 16 C.F.R. § 803.20, this second request for information extends the waiting period, during which this proposed transaction may not be consummated, for 30 days [10 days] from the date of receipt by the Antitrust Division of all materials requested herein. [*The language extending the waiting period should not be included in a second request letter to a tender offer target. See Division Manual Chapter III, Part D.1.f.*] The requests for additional information and documents are contained in the enclosed schedule.

To comply with this request, deliver the materials by hand or by registered or certified mail to: [name of lead attorney], U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, [section], [address], Washington, DC 20530. You are also required to submit a certification attesting to the completeness of your response in accordance with Section 803.6 of the Premerger Notification Rules. Deliver the certificate to the above address and a copy to the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Premerger Notification Unit, 950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 3335, Washington, DC 20530.

If you have any questions regarding this request, please contact [name of lead attorney] at [telephone number].

    Sincerely,


  Director of Operations
Antitrust Division
Updated June 25, 2015

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