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ACCO Brands-MeadWestvaco merger gets early termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period

 |  February 13, 2012

ACCO Brands Corp. has announced early termination of the Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period for its merger of MeadWestvaco Corp.’s Consumer & Office Products business. ACCO Brands is one of the world’s largest suppliers of branded office products. MeadWestvaco is a leading manufacturer and marketer of school supplies, office products, and planning and organizing tools. The deal, which was valued at $860 million in November, will give MeadWestvaco shareholders a 50.5% ownership stake in the combined company.

Source: NASDAQ