Crash Dummy Merger Falls Apart Under EC Review

Law360 (June 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A merger between two of the world's largest crash-test dummy manufacturers slammed to a halt on Wednesday, after running into regulatory trouble in the European Union.

Denton ATD, the second-largest manufacturer of antrhopomorphic test devices in the world, announced Wednesday that all negotiations between it and British holding company HgCapital to acquire the Denton companies had been terminated.

“The European Commission has been notified by HgCapital of their decision to end their efforts toward the purchase of the Denton Companies. This decision is based on the...
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