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DOJ Seeks More Info on Caterpillar-Bucyrus Deal

U.S. antitrust regulators are seeking more information on Caterpillar's proposed $7.6 billion acquisition of Bucyrus that would seal its position as the world's largest maker of mining equipment.

January 20, 2011

U.S. antitrust regulators are seeking more information on Caterpillar's proposed $7.6 billion acquisition of Bucyrus that would seal its position as the world's largest maker of mining equipment.

The companies received a request -- often referred to as "second request" -- for additional information and documentary material from the antitrust division of the U.S. Department of Justice, Bucyrus said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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--Reuters

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