Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., In the Matter of

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FTC Matter/File Number:

101 0137

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

On 11/15/2012, the FTC required Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (Hertz) to sell its Advantage Rent A Car (Advantage) business, as well as the rights to operate 29 Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (Dollar Thrifty) on-airport locations around the country, under a proposed settlement that resolves charges that Hertz’s $2.3 billion acquisition of Dollar Thrifty would have been anticompetitive. As part of the proposed settlement, Hertz has agreed to sell the entire Advantage business as well as 16 Dollar Thrifty on-airport locations where Advantage does not yet operate to Franchise Services of North America, Inc. (FSNA) and Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc. (Macquarie). FSNA currently operates the U-Save rental car business. In addition, Hertz will sell another 13 Dollar Thrifty on-airport locations to FSNA/Macquarie or another FTC-approved buyer after the deal closes.

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