Firm Memoranda

FTC Revised Antitrust Thresholds: HSR Pre-Merger Reporting Threshold Increased to $84.4 Million

Date: 01/29/18

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced its annual revision to the thresholds for the premerger reporting of proposed acquisitions to the United States antitrust authorities under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”). The HSR thresholds are adjusted annually, based on the change in gross national product.  The minimum size-of-transaction threshold will be $84.4 million, effective February 28, 2018.

CGR Memo - FTC Revised Antitrust Thresholds - HSR Pre-Merger Reporting Threshold Increased.pdf (pdf | 121.22 KB )