Posts Tagged ‘ Jonathan Kanter ’

ASSA ABLOY, US Head to Trial over HHI Acquisition

Apr 20th, 2023

ASSA ABLOY and the United States have yet to come to terms with respect to the latter’s lawsuit attempting to block the company’s acquisition of the HHI division of Spectrum Brands. After more than six months of deliberations, a D.C. District Court has scheduled the matter for a bench trial next week. ASSA ABLOY’s agreement […]

ASSA ABLOY to Sell Emtek, Smart Residential Businesses in US, Canada

Oct 17th, 2022

ASSA ABLOY has formally responded to the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) civil antitrust lawsuit seeking to block the company’s proposed $4.3 billion acquisition of the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. The DOJ complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, alleges that the merger […]

DOJ Looks to Block ASSA ABLOY, Spectrum Merger

Sep 16th, 2022

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil antitrust lawsuit to block ASSA ABLOY’s proposed $4.3 billion acquisition of the Hardware and Home Improvement division of Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. According to a Department of Justice news release, ASSA ABLOY and Spectrum are two of the three largest producers of residential door hardware in […]