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Competition Bureau of Canada blesses Eaton’s acquisition of Cooper


September 12, 2012
By Anthony Capkun

September 11, 2012 – Eaton Corp. announced that its pending acquisition of Cooper Industries plc has received clearance from the Competition Bureau of Canada.

Receipt of this clearance satisfies a condition to the closing of the transaction, says Eaton, which remains subject to other customary closing conditions, including, among others, certain additional regulatory clearances and approval by the shareholders of both Eaton and Cooper.