Washington Post (The), Nov 10, 2019
Department of Justice Antitrust Division Take notice that a proposed Final Judgment has been filed in a civil antitrust case, United States of America v. Symrise AG, et. al., Civil Action No. 1:19-cv-03263. On October 30, 2019, the United States filed a Complaint alleging that Symrise AG’s proposed acquisition of IDF Holdco, Inc., and ADF Holdco, Inc. would violate Section 7 of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. §18. The proposed Final Judgment, filed the same time as the Complaint, requires the Defendants to sell Symrise’s Banks County, Georgia, facility. A Competitive Impact Statement to be filed by the United States describes the Complaint, the proposed Final Judgment, the industry, and the remedies available to private litigants who may have been injured by the alleged violation. Copies of the Complaint, proposed Final Judgment, and Competitive Impact Statement are available for inspection at the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Antitrust Documents Group, 450 Fifth Street, NW, Suite 1010, Washington DC 20530 (telephone: 202-514-2481), on the Department of Justice’s Web site at http://www.usdoj.gov/atr, and at the Office of the Clerk of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Interested persons may address comments to Robert Lepore, Chief, Transportation, Energy and Agriculture Section, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice, Washington DC 20530, within 60 days of the date of this notice.