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Sysco lawyers prepare to take FTC to court

Mar 12, 2015, 8:48am CDT

Chris Shinn

Sysco would dramatically increase its distribution network if it is allowed to acquire US Foods.

Nora Olabi

Digital associate editor -Houston Business 

After the Federal Trade Commission blocked Houston-based Sysco Corp.'s(NYSE: SYY) $8.2 billion merger with Rosemont, Illinois-based US Foods for allegedly violating antitrust laws, Sysco is preparing for its next move.

Sysco denies that the merger breaks antitrust or anticompetitive regulations. Sysco lawyers are going through the FTC's report and plan to fight its allegations in court. A firm representing Sysco is Washington, D.C.-based law firm O'Melveny & Myers, according to the Houston Chronicle.

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