Antitrust Division Says Ok To ADP-Bunker Ramo Deal; Acquisition Is Completed For $60 Million Plus

THIS MONTH'S LEAD STORIES

Following the high sign from the Justice Dept., Automatic Data Processing, Inc. quickly closed its previously-announced acquisition of Bunker Ramo Information Systems (MTR, December 1986). In part, ADP has the IBM-PC to thank, because antitrust officials concluded that new technology has so lowered entry barriers into the quotation business that the ADP-Bunker deal is not anticompetitive.

Justice officials advised ADP and Allied-Signal February 20th that they did not intend to challenge the m

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a WatersTechnology account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: