FTC v. Libbey, Inc. and Newell Rubbermaid, Inc.

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The Federal Trade Commission today filed its complaint for a preliminary injunction to block Libbey, Inc.'s (Libbey) proposed $332 million acquisition of Anchor Hocking (Anchor), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Newell Rubbermaid, Inc. (See FTC news release dated December 18, 2001; staff contact is Morris A. Bloom, 202-326-2707.) The complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and has been assigned to Judge Reggie B. Walton.

(Civil Action No.: 1: 02CV00060)

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