Navigation Links
NBTY Acquisition of Julian Graves Referred to U.K. Competition Commission
Date:3/20/2009

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NBTY, Inc. (NYSE: NTY) (www.NBTY.com), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplements, today announced that its acquisition of Julian Graves has been referred in the United Kingdom by the Office of Fair Trading to the Competition Commission.

NBTY's subsidiary, NBTY Europe, purchased Julian Graves, a chain of 350 food and confectionary stores in the U.K., on September 16, 2008, for approximately $25 million USD.

As previously announced, the Julian Graves acquisition was the subject of an inquiry from the Office of Fair Trading for potential anti-trust implications. In conjunction with this inquiry, Julian Graves has not been integrated with the Company's European operations.

The Office of Fair Trading's decision to refer the Julian Graves acquisition to the Competition Commission can be found on its web site: www.oft.gov.uk. According to the Office of Fair Trading, the Competition Commission is expected to report by September 3, 2009.

ABOUT NBTY

NBTY is a leading global vertically integrated manufacturer, marketer and distributor of a broad line of high-quality, value-priced nutritional supplements in the United States and throughout the world. Under a number of NBTY and third party brands, the Company offers over 22,000 products, including products marketed by the Company's Nature's Bounty(R) (www.NaturesBounty.com), Vitamin World(R) www.VitaminWorld.com), Puritan's Pride(R) (www.Puritan.com), Holland & Barrett(R) (www.HollandAndBarrett.com), Rexall(R) (www.Rexall.com), Sundown(R) (www.SundownNutrition.com), MET-Rx(R) (www.MetRX.com), Worldwide Sport Nutrition(R) (www.SportNutrition.com), American Health(R) (www.AmericanHealthUS.com), GNC (UK)(R) (www.GNC.co.uk), DeTuinen(R) (www.DeTuinen.nl), LeNaturiste(TM) (www.LeNaturiste.com), SISU(R) (www.SISU.com), Solgar(R) (www.Solgar.com), Good 'n' Natural(R) (www.goodnnatural.com), Home Health(TM) (www.homehealthus.com), Julian Graves, and Ester-C(R) (www.Ester-C.com) brands. NBTY routinely posts information that may be important to investors on its web site.

        Contact:  Harvey Kamil                           Carl Hymans
                  NBTY, Inc.                             G.S. Schwartz & Co.
                  President & Chief Financial Officer    212-725-4500
                  631-200-2020                           carlh@schwartz.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE NBTY, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Parties in Los Gatos Hospital Acquisition Agree on Terms Allowing El Camino Hospital an Early Close of Escrow
2. Tepnel Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Gen-Probe
3. NeuroFocus Expands Into the UK and Europe Through Acquisition of Neuroco
4. RoundTable Healthcare Partners Completes Portfolio Company Add-On Acquisition
5. Devicor Medical Products Actively Seeking First Acquisition
6. Apex Bioventures Acquisition Corp. To Seek Stockholder Approval To Liquidate and Dissolve
7. China Healthcare Acquisition Corp. Announces Stockholder Approval of Charter Amendment to Permit Early Distribution of Its Trust Fund and to Permit Its Continued Existence Without Blank Check Company Provisions and Sets Payment Date
8. NDC Completes Acquisition of Phase One Medical(R) Anchoring Technology
9. RoundTable Healthcare Partners Leads Portfolio Company Add-On Acquisition
10. Abbott Completes Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics
11. Access Pharmaceuticals Closes Acquisition of MacroChem Corp.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... , ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... edge technology to revolutionize the emergency ambulance transport experience for the millions of ... of how Uber has disrupted the taxi industry through the use of technology. ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Pixel Film Studios Released ProSlice Levels, a Media ... give their videos a whole new perspective by using the title layers in ... Studios. , ProSlice Levels contains over 30 Different presets to choose from. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 ... ... will discuss health policy issues and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June ... share their work on several important health care topics including advance care planning, ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... TX (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... the United States, named Dr. Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new ... the facility Medical Director of our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether it’s a ... the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, those who ... , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency to set ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... DUBLIN , June 23, 2016 ... the "Pharmaceutical Excipients Market by Type (Organic Chemical ... Preservative), Formulation (Oral, Topical, Coating, Parenteral) - Global Forecast ... The global pharmaceutical excipients ... 2021 at a CAGR of 6.1% in the forecast ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) ... Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing ... With this clearance, Roche is the first IVD company ... for sepsis risk assessment and management. PCT ... PCT levels in blood can aid clinicians in assessing ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Capricor Therapeutics, ... a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development ... patient enrollment in its ongoing randomized HOPE-Duchenne clinical ... 50% of its 24-patient target. Capricor expects the ... quarter of 2016, and to report top line ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: