General Mills Receives Antitrust Clearance for Blue Buffalo Acquisition
With the receipt of this clearance, the condition of the announced merger transaction for all issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) at a price of $40.00 per share with respect to clearance under applicable antitrust and competition laws has been completely satisfied. MINNEAPOLIS, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (GIS) today announced that on March 16, 2018, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission granted early termination of the required waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended. General Mills continues to expect the transaction to close by May 2018. About General Mills. General Mills is a leading global food company that serves the world by making food people love.