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Federal Trade Commission Loses Challenge to Steris-Synergy Deal

Clifford H. Aronson, Matthew P. Hendrickson, John H. Lyons, Maria Raptis, Steven C. Sunshine, and Kenneth B. Schwartz, Skadden Memorandum, September 2015

See Kenneth B. Schwartz's resume See Steven C. Sunshine's resume See Clifford H. Aronson's resume See Matthew P. Hendrickson 's resume See John H. Lyons's resume See Maria Raptis's resume

On September 24, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio denied the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) bid to enjoin Steris Corporation (Steris) from acquiring its alleged potential competitor, Synergy Health plc (Synergy). The loss breaks a string of victories in merger challenges the FTC has litigated since 2011.

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