FTC Revised Antitrust Thresholds: HSR Pre-Merger Reporting Threshold Increased to $90 Million
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 $90 million, effective April 3, 2019.
Attached please find the memorandum discussing the HSR thresholds.