FTC Closes Its Investigation of Donnelley’s Proposed Acquisition of Bowne
CHICAGO/NEW YORK—Nov. 22, 2010—R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. and Bowne & Co. jointly announced today that they received notification from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that its investigation of RR Donnelley’s proposed acquisition of Bowne has been closed and that no additional action by the FTC is warranted at this time.
Pending notification by the FTC that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act for the proposed acquisition has been terminated, RR Donnelley and Bowne expect to promptly complete the transaction, which remains subject to the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.
About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. Founded more than 146 years ago, the company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing products and services to leading clients in virtually every private and public sector. www.rrdonnelley.com.
Bowne provides shareholder and marketing communications services around the world. Dealmakers rely on Bowne to handle critical capital markets communications with speed and accuracy. Compliance professionals turn to Bowne to prepare and file regulatory and shareholder communications online and in print. Investment managers and third party fund administrators count on Bowne’s integrated solutions to streamline their document processes and produce high quality communications for their shareholders. Marketers look to Bowne to create and distribute customized, one-to-one communications on demand. With 2,700 employees in 50 offices around the globe, Bowne has met the ever-changing demands of its clients for more than 230 years. For more information, please visit www.bowne.com.