CoStar Group / RentPath Holdings, In the Matter of

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In the Matter of CoStar Group, Inc. a corporation, and RentPath Holdings, Inc., a corporation
FTC Matter/File Number:

201 0061

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Enforcement Type:

Part 3 Administrative Complaints

Case Summary

The Federal Trade Commission filed an administrative complaint and authorized a suit in federal court to block internet listing services provider CoStar Group Inc.’s proposed $587.5 million acquisition of competitor RentPath Holdings, Inc. The complaint alleges that the acquisition would significantly increase concentration in the already highly concentrated markets for internet listing services advertising for large apartment complexes in 49 individual metropolitan areas across the United States. The administrative trial is scheduled to begin on June 1, 2021.