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New HSR Thresholds Announced for 2017

The Federal Trade Commission has announced revised threshold amounts that require HSR (Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act) filings for non-exempt transactions. The new thresholds take effect on Feb. 27. HSR filings will be required where:

  • The size of the transaction exceeds $80.8 million (measured by the aggregate value of assets, voting securities and non-corporate interests being acquired); and
  • The size of one of the parties to the transactions has sales or assets over $323 million and the other party has sales
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New HSR thresholds were recently announced for 2016, and go into effect on February 25

These thresholds generally require HSR (Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act) filings for non-exempt transactions where:

  • The size of the transaction exceeds $78.2M (measured by the aggregate value of assets, voting securities and non-corporate interests being acquired); and
  • The size of one of the parties to the transaction has sales or assets over $312.6M and the other party has sales or assets over $15.6M

HSR filing fees will be:

  • $45K for transactions valued above $78.2M but less than $156.3M
  • $125K for transactions
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