Quad’s Acquisition of Brown Printing Company Passes Antitrust Review
May 20, 2014
Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period expires; FTC eakes no action
Quad/Graphics, Inc. and Brown Printing Company jointly announced that the waiting period for antitrust review of the proposed combination of the two companies expired at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 19, with no action taken by the Federal Trade Commission. Quad/Graphics and Brown now can move forward with their proposed sale agreement, announced on April 7. The transaction is expected to close in the next few weeks.
A 25-year veteran of the ink industry, Mike Keegan, VP of sales, paste ink for Toyo Ink America, said he is constantly surprised that he has been in the printing industry for a quarter of a century.
“I still can’t bel…