FTC Requires Mars to Divest 12 Veterinary Clinics as a Condition of Acquiring Pet Care Company VCA Inc.

Mars, Incorporated has agreed to divest 12 veterinary clinics around the United States that provide specialty and emergency services to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Mars’s $9.1 billion acquisition of pet care company VCA Inc. would violate federal antitrust laws. Under the proposed consent order, Mars is required to divest each of the 12 […]