Friday, Mar 23, 1990

Federal Trade Commission Requests More Information on Genentech-Roche Merger

Results of the GISSI-2 International t-PA -- March 23, 1990 --

Genentech, Inc. and Roche Holding Ltd announced that they have each received today a request from the Federal Trade Commission for additional information regarding their proposed merger transaction. The companies previously had filed a pre-merger notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.

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