FTC Approves Final Consent Order in Barr/Pliva Matter

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Commission approval of final consent order: Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of final consent order in the matter concerning Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s acquisition of PLIVA d.d. The vote to approve the final consent order, copies of which can be found on the FTC’s Web site as a link to this press release, was 5-0. (FTC File No. 061-0217; the staff contact is Stephanie C. Bovee, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-2083; see press release dated October 22, 2006.)

Copies of the documents mentioned in this release are available from the FTC’s Web site at http://www.ftc.gov and from the FTC’s Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20580. Call toll-free: 1-877-FTC-HELP.

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