O’Melveny’s Representation of Graco Noted in Law360

March 28, 2012

The March 27, 2012, Law360 story, “Graco Wins Antitrust Clearance For $650M ITW Buy,” details the Federal Trade Commission’s clearance of Graco Inc.’s US$650 million proposed acquisition of specific Illinois Tool Works Inc. operations. The article mentions O’Melveny & Myers partner Richard Parker’s representation of Graco in the merger. Graco designs, manufactures, and markets systems and equipment that move, measure, control, and dispense the spraying of fluids for industrial and commercial applications, according to the article.


The injunction case is Federal Trade Commission v. Graco Inc. et al., case number 0:12-cv-00307, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

The administrative proceeding was In the Matter of Graco Inc. et al., case number 9350, in the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.