Canada Clears Darling's $620M Biodiesel Co. Buy

Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 6:01 PM ET) -- Canadian antitrust regulators on Friday approved Darling International Inc.'s purchase of rendering and biodiesel production business Rothsay from Maple Leaf Foods Inc. for CA$645 million ($620 million).

The Canadian Competition Bureau said that the sale is unlikely to cause unfair competition.

"The bureau concluded that Darling, at its current location which is distant from customers in Ontario, is not an effective competitor in the collection of animal by-products or grease," it said in a statement. "As a result, the bureau was able to conclude that the...
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