Franchisee Challenges Hertz-Dollar Thrifty Deal

Law360, New York (September 24, 2010, 12:08 PM EDT) -- Already facing a heated challenge from a primary rival, the merger between Hertz Global Holdings Inc. and Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. is facing an antitrust challenge from a company that operates Dollar Rent A Car franchises at two West Coast airports.

In a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Cassan Enterprises Inc. asked a federal judge to block the merger because a combined Hertz and Dollar Thrifty would cut the number of players in the airport car...
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