Goldman, Others Face More Discovery In Antitrust LBO Suit

Law360, New York (September 9, 2011, 9:56 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge ruled Wednesday that a proposed class accusing Goldman Sachs Group LP, Apollo Global Management LLS and other private equity firms of conspiring to fix prices on numerous billion-dollar leveraged buyouts could expand the scope of discovery to include more buyouts.

U.S. District Judge Edward F. Harrington granted the plaintiffs' bid for limited discovery on 10 additional transactions and extended the length of discovery an additional six months, saying the request was "not unduly burdensome or prejudicial" to the firms.

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