Bowne 8-K 2010
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Bowne & Co., Inc.
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On November 22, 2010, Bowne & Co., Inc. ("Bowne") and R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company ("RR Donnelley") issued a joint press release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference, announcing that they received notification from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") that its investigation of the previously announced proposed acquisition of Bowne by RR Donnelley (the "Merger") has been closed and that no additional action by the FTC is warranted at this time. Further, on November 23, 2010, Bowne and RR Donnelley issued another joint press release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated herein by reference, announcing that they had received notification from the FTC that the waiting period for the Merger under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, has been terminated. As previously announced, Bowne’s stockholders approved the Merger on May 26, 2010. The parties expect to close the Merger, which remains subject to the satisfaction or waiver of other customary closing conditions, by November 24, 2010.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibits are being filed herewith:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.