DOJ seeks more information on Alberto-Uniliver deal

BANGALORE (BestGrowthStock) – Alberto Culver Co (ACV.N: ) said it received a second request for information from the U.S. Department of Justice over the beauty care company’s proposed $3.7 billion takeover by consumer goods group Unilever NV (UNc.AS: ) (ULVR.L: ).

The second request extends the waiting period under anti-trust laws until 30 days after both the companies furnish the required information.

Alberto Culver said it will continue to cooperate fully with the DOJ.

Separately, the company said the deal was approved by its shareholders. Alberto Culver expects the merger to close in calendar year 2011.

(Reporting by Viraj Nair in Bangalore;)

DOJ seeks more information on Alberto-Uniliver deal