Dun & Bradstreet To Divest In FTC Deal

Law360, New York (September 13, 2010, 6:29 PM EDT) -- Educational marketing firm Dun & Bradstreet Corp. has agreed to divest some of its assets to settle an antitrust suit launched by the Federal Trade Commission in response to the company's 2009 acquisition of its closest rival, Quality Education Data.

The FTC announced the deal Friday, saying Dun & Bradstreet will turn over assets to MCH Inc., an institutional and education data company, to diminish the company's dominance of the market for kindergarten through 12th grade educational marketing data.

The FTC had issued an administrative complaint...
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