Bazaarvoice, based in Austin, Texas, helps companies insert reviews and other customer-generated information on their websites. The transaction, which closed in June, hadn’t been reported to regulators under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, the Justice Department said in the statement.
This will cost them millions of dollars in legal bills, take a couple of years and if they lose, they have to divest the acquired company. This will cost the company considerably and if they were to win, they're out huge dollars, time and management focused elsewhere for two years. THEY HAVE TO WRITE A BLANK CHECK TO THE ATTORNEYS. Gov't has UNLIMITED resources.