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Article Date: June 2024
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Hibbett Acquisition Moves Forward as HSR Expires

JD Sports’ $1.1 billion deal to buy Hibbett Sports has passed a key milestone, as the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Act waiting period has now expired, meaning the acquisition will not face any scrutiny from the FTC or DOJ. The agency’s heavy-handed smackdown of Great Outdoors Group’s proposed acquisition of Sportsman’s Warehouse in 2021 was an indication of a more stringent focus on consumer protection under ... Log in to view full article.


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