The US District Court for the District of Columbia grants the FTC a preliminary injunction to halt the proposed merger between the largest US food distributors, leading them to abandon the merger plans (Sysco / US Foods)

Sysco Scraps US Foods Merger After FTC Victory In Court* Sysco Corp. announced yesterday that it is abandoning its plans to acquire food service rival US Foods Inc., following last week’s setback to the deal in federal court. In an opinion that closely tracked the FTC/DOJ Merger Guidelines, Judge Amit Mehta of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted the Federal Trade Commission a preliminary injunction to halt the proposed merger of nation’s two largest distributors of food and related supplies to restaurants and other foodservice

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Allison F. Sheedy, The US District Court for the District of Columbia grants the FTC a preliminary injunction to halt the proposed merger between the largest US food distributors, leading them to abandon the merger plans (Sysco / US Foods), 23 June 2015, e-Competitions June 2015, Art. N° 74459

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